Written by Dtennison on Jul 23 2021 - 1:41pm
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) recently partnered with Hallmark University to film a series of new TV spots for their "What Will It Take?" vaccination campaign. The new campaign encourages San Antonio residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves, their loved ones, and others in San Antonio. The city’s TVSA production team recorded Hallmark University students' personal stories, experiences, and inspirations to connect with those still unvaccinated against the coronavirus.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 8 2021 - 1:03pm
July 10th has been designated by Mayor Ron Nirenberg as SA Vaccine Day, and the City of San Antonio and Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E) will host a COVID-19 vaccine event as part of a partnership to encourage residents to get vaccinated. During the event, each person who gets vaccinated will be entered to win a Spurs season package – which includes two tickets to 10 games. The winner will be announced during a Facebook Live event on the Metro Health page at 1 p.m. and will be contacted by SS&E to redeem.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Aug 3 2020 - 1:17pm
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) is alerting the community of an Ozone Action Day for tomorrow, August 3rd with atmospheric conditions expected to be favorable for producing high levels of ozone air pollution.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 8 2019 - 1:30pm
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Written by admin_charlotteanne on Jul 6 2016 - 6:08pm
This week: San Antonio hits a Level Two Heat Advisory, what the new anti-idling ordinance means; more on the Brackenridge Park draft master plan and a look back at San Antonio Pride festival and parade. : Extreme Heat
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 4 2016 - 2:20pm
5 Points Local, a restaurant and yoga studio in the 5 Points Neighborhood on North Flores Street, joined ¡Por Vida!, a Metro Health healthy dining program. 5 Points Local will offer ¡Por Vida! meals from their gluten-free kitchen with a menu of offerings that highlight locally-sourced ingredients.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jan 27 2016 - 4:16pm
UPDATE Sept. 7, 2016: The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reports a new confirmed Zika case. The total count of confirmed Zika cases in San Antonio is 10. All cases acquired the infection while traveling abroad. UPDATE August 2, 2016: Local Zika virus transmission has been identified in southern Florida, according to the CDC.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 21 2015 - 2:47pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead San Antonio’s heritage extends long before the Spanish Missions
Written by San Antonio Me… on Jun 3 2015 - 1:22pm
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 San Antonio Me… on Mar 31 2014 - 5:29pm
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.