MMWR Launches New Web Trends, Report Metrics, Opioid Page, Free CME, Social Media, & More

CDC’s MMWR announces its newly launched, redesigned website featuring easy access to multiple public health resources.
1.Opioid Reports is a 17-year online compilation of MMWR reports that provides information on a variety of opioid-related topics, such as trends, prevalence, incidence, and prescribing practices.
2.FREE continuing education activities from MMWR and Medscape, updated monthly with new activities, focus …

Training on Human Trafficking

WHO: Texas Department of State Health Services
WHAT: Training on Human Trafficking
WHEN: Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Jasper Newton County Public Health District
Conference Room

Safety after Harvey

After the recent tragedies of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, many are left living without lights as they attempt to salvage what is left of their homes and possessions. It is very important that during these times we remain vigilant in the pursuit of safety. Generators, mold, and other hazards should be handled with care and …

Texas Announces Food Benefits for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Texas today announced it is providing a surge of food benefits to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients in the 58 counties included in the State Disaster Declaration following Hurricane Harvey.
SNAP recipients in the affected counties will see their September benefits automatically loaded today, Sept. 1, onto their Lone Star Cards. Normally benefits are staggered among …