While most crank up the air conditioning when the sun’s rays start beaming down, those experiencing homeless can’t do the same. The Tyler Street Team volunteers remain busy in the summer keeping those in need cool, hydrated, and safe.
Last year, as the coronavirus killed hundreds inside Texas lockups and sickened tens of thousands more, prisoner rights advocates unsuccessfully pleaded for state officials to more quickly release the thousands of people in prison who had already been approved for parole.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) allowed the public to weigh in on Wednesday on a 10-year, multi-billion dollar Medicaid waiver it previously negotiated in the final days of the Trump administration.
NET Health will hold COVID vaccine clinics at the Harvey Hall Convention Center this Wednesday and Thursday, June 2nd and June 3rd, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and this Friday, June 4th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Early Thursday morning, the Texas Senate advanced a bill that would allow Texas mothers to continue receiving coverage through Medicaid for six months after giving birth. The House had previously advanced a proposal for a year.
“In it together” is the message that came from the 2021 Dementia Care Conference today in Tyler. The Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County hosted the event bringing more than 150 people impacted by dementia back together for the first time in over a year.