The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District presented today the latest data on the syphilis epidemic gripping San Antonio. According to preliminary data, the total number of syphilis cases increased 15.2 percent in 2013, with 1,070 reported cases compared to 929 in 2012. The number of syphilis cases acquired within a year of diagnosis increased 14.4 percent, from 569 in 2012 to 651 in 2013.
Padgett Stratemann & Co. (PS&Co.), with almost 70 years of commitment to the communities it serves, announces the opening of its Spring 2014 computer donation program. The bi-annual program donates gently-used laptops to some of the many worthy non-profit groups across South Central Texas.
The City’s Parks and Recreation Department and former NBA Champion and San Antonio Spurs Point Guard Antonio Daniels and his wife Sonia have joined forces to offer “Get Fit SA with Sonia and Antonio Daniels.” The Daniels will lead several Fitness in the Park classes in the coming months as part of their national campaign to spread the word about the importance of fitness.
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District and Animal Care Services advise the community that, as with every spring season, the Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) are migrating back to the area, increasing the chances of a potential exposure to rabies.
Colorful bicycles are popping up all around town to help raise awareness of Síclovía’s exciting new location on the South Side.
On March 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Síclovía will begin at the intersection of South St. Mary’s Street and East Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard, and travel south along East Mitchell Street and Mission Road to Mission Concepción, for a total of about 2.5 miles.