Tag Archives: Development

Legacy Survey Finds Children Missing Well Child Check-Ups and Vaccinations Due to COVID19

HOUSTON (June 29, 2020) – Legacy Community Health conducted an online survey among parents and guardians of pediatric patients between 04/27/2020 and 05/15/2020 following Harris County’s stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was provided in English and Spanish to help understand potential barriers to care imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and the stay-at-home …

Disney Awards Grant to Legacy’s “Little Readers” Initiative

Legacy’s “Little Readers” celebrates Disney grant with commemorative for pediatric patients.

Legacy Community Health, one of Texas’ largest community health systems, wins a Disney Be Inspired Grant for its Legacy’s Little Readers program, which has provided 47,000 books at no cost to the health center’s pediatric patients. The Little Readers program is in partnership with H-E-B and the Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation. The $500 grant was awarded to Legacy on behalf of Emily Wang, a 17-year-old student volunteer.

Legacy partners with Southern Smoke to help those affected by hurricane Harvey

Legacy Community Health is proud to be a partner of Southern Smoke — a charity event benefiting those in Houston’s culinary and beverage industry affected by hurricane Harvey. The October 22 event will bring in top chefs from around the country, including New Orleans famed John Besh, to deliver show-stopping barbecue. Guests will also enjoy live music and festivities. 

Houston’s Health Care Heroes During Harvey

Houston Health Care Harvey Heroes

In the midst of Harvey, one of the worst disasters in U.S. history, Houston’s medical community rose above the storm to bring healing. It’s not surprising since Houston is home to the largest medical center in the world, the Texas Medical Center — world renowned for its superior patient care.

Watch “The Legacy Story”

Legacy has transformed from the little-clinic-that-could of the 1980s into an entire community health system, today made up of 29 locations, across Southeast Texas. While growth is good, we are just trying to keep up with the unfortunate – and growing – demand for high-quality, affordable health care. Watch the new video.

Legacy’s Holiday Schmooze Shines Again

By: Lisa Foronda, Senior Director of Investor Communications Snow-covered trees, twinkling lights, Santa Claus, and a Snow Princess welcomed guests to Legacy’s 2016 Holiday Schmooze. More than 200 guests enjoyed vibrant conversation along with the tasty nibbles and custom cocktails by Jackson & Company, all while raising more than $150,000 for Legacy’s HIV/AIDS programs, while …

Save the Date | 14th Annual Legacy Luncheon

Mark your calendars! Legacy’s 14th Annual Luncheon is September 26th at the Wortham Theater. The luncheon will honor Dr. Kelli Cohen Fein for her leadership in the community and commitment to provide compassionate medical care. All proceeds for this event will benefit Legacy’s Little Readers program, which promotes reading to Legacy’s youngest patients and their …

What do We do after Mass Violence

After the recent mass shooting, we all have probably experienced a lot of strong emotions. An important point to remember after events like this is that any emotion is valid, there is NO right or wrong way to feel. Common reactions can include having a sense of shock, experiencing sadness, grief, outrage, anger, anxiety and fear, helplessness (especially concern that it can happen anywhere to anyone), numbness, and many other emotions. Adults and children alike can exhibit trouble sleeping, poor appetite (or overeating to soothe themselves), difficulty concentrating, or having trouble with organization and memory.