Special Coverage

Written by San Antonio Met... on Jun 03, 2015

A little-noticed law signed last week by Gov. Greg Abbott mandates syphilis testing of pregnant women in the third trimester. The additional test helps prevent infants from being born with congenital syphilis and gives them a real chance at living syphilis-free.

Written by BioBridge Global on Jun 02, 2015

For three years, Krystal Sanchez coordinated South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) drives for her San Antonio employer, donating and encouraging colleagues to join her.

“I never thought I would become a patient who would need a blood transfusion,” she said.

But that changed earlier this year when Sanchez underwent an emergency cesarean section. Afterward, she felt so weak she could not hold her baby.

Written by SAHA on Jun 02, 2015

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address emergency, safety and security needs at public housing properties, including measures necessary to fight crime and drug activities.

Written by vslaurel on Jun 01, 2015

Corner Store customers and associates are once again supporting local sick and injured kids being treated at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio during the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Miracle Balloon fundraiser.

Funds generated during the June 1 - June 30 campaign will serve the 70,000 children treated annually at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. This year, Corner Store will donate $1 for every ICEE purchased on June 20. 

Written by San Antonio Pub... on May 29, 2015

The San Antonio Public Library and Mayor Ivy Taylor kicked off of the 2015 Mayor’s Summer Reading Club and Summer Reading Program on May 29, 2015.

The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club and Summer Reading Program encourage children and teens to read for fun during the summer while maintaining current reading skills. School-aged children especially lose reading skills if they don’t keep up with reading over the summer.

Click below to see Mayor Ivy Taylor explain the Summer Reading Club and the importance of reading.