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Written by San Antonio AID... on Aug 13, 2015
School will soon be back in session for youth across the city. Unfortunately, there are some topics they won’t be learning about in the classroom. Topics such as bullying, mental health, sex and STD prevention aren’t always discussed openly in schools. That’s why the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF, “sāf”) created Teen Talk, a website dedicated to providing youth throughout the state with relevant and accurate information about a variety of topics related to their lives.
Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 12, 2015
Residents will continue to enjoy staying cool, active and fit by visiting one of the Parks and Recreation Department’s four regional pools during the extended pool season. The regional pools will operate from Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Sunday, Sept. 27. During this time, the community is welcome to visit any of the following pools:
Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 12, 2015
District 1 Councilman Roberto C. Treviño attended the official ribbon cutting today for O’liva, a new venture by owner Chuck Hernandez and chef Chris Cook, located in the recently renovated and historic Plaza de Armas building, next to the Spanish Governor’s Palace.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 10, 2015
Replay video: On Aug. 11, NOWCastSA webcast the Community Conversation on Children’s Mental Health hosted by Clarity Child Guidance Center, One in Five Minds and the Health Collaborative. Thanks to underwriting from Methodist Healthcare Ministries, you can replay the video any time right here on this page:
Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 06, 2015
A recent rash of positive rabies cases has area health authorities reminding the public to follow proper steps when encountering wildlife or unknown animals. The community has seen a large number of confirmed rabies cases over the last year including a number of bats and skunks as well as a dog and an feral cat in western Bexar County. The dog, a family pet, is the first case of canine rabies in Bexar County in three decades. The Department of State Health Services has documented 52 cases of rabies in the area since August, 2014.