Statewide Poll: Majority of Texans say state leaders can improve health by addressing non-medical factors like unemployment, neighborhood safety and pollution
Majorities of Texans say improving the economy, reducing pollution, and improving neighborhood safety should be top priorities for state lawmakers to improve health across the state. Plus, COVID-19 highlights why Texans say underlying social and economic conditions dramatically affect their health.
EHF announces $6.5 million in grants to strengthen community-based clinics, expand health benefits enrollment across Texas
New investment includes grants to help clinics address non-medical factors that are often underlying causes of poor health.
$1.3 million in new grants will help more than 30 clinics and organizations working on the front lines serving at-risk communities.
Until we address both the explicit and implicit racism that affects our society, true healing cannot occur and its impact on health cannot be reduced.
Analysis finds expanding Medicaid and increasing state efforts to enroll recently jobless Texans in Affordable Care Act health plans could prevent approaching crisis.
Grants will help 23 clinics and organizations working on the front lines serving at-risk communities through medical care, benefit assistance, and other health services.
In an online presentation with Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, EHF’s executive chair Linnet Deily and CEO Elena Marks talk about how the health system should address non-medical, community factors that created serious health disparities during COVID-19 and EHF’s role in addressing #HealthNotJustHealthCare.
Bishop C. Andrew Doyle and EHF’s Elena Marks release an important statement condemning active and structural racism — because the health of Texas depends on it.
EHF leaders announced a plan to address the long-term effects of the COVID-19 crisis, while also helping partner nonprofits and organizations continue business operations to serve at-risk communities across Texas. The multi-approach strategy includes a business continuity grant program, loan fund, technical assistance, and research project.
WATCH: EHF’s Elena Marks joins other national funders in video to thank public health workers during COVID-19 crisis
“Thank you for all your work to improve #HealthNotJustHealthCare,” says EHF’s Elena Marks to American’s public health workers during National Public Health Week in a new video with other national funders of The BUILD Health Challenge.