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.