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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 30 2016 - 5:43pm
LIVE NOW: The webcast of San Antonio World AIDS Day 2016: Gathering of Remembrance and Hope. The theme this year is “We Remember, We Live, We Hope: The Patchwork of Lives and Services.” The event is free and open to the public at Our Lady of the Lake University’s Providence Hall, 411 SW 24th Street on Dec. 1 until 8 p.m. 
Written by City of San Antonio on Nov 19 2015 - 11:13am
Everyone six months old and older should get vaccinated. People age 65 and older, pregnant women, young children and those with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease or kidney and liver disorders are more susceptible to serious influenza complications, so flu vaccine is especially important for them. The latest available data from the Metro Health flu surveillance network showed that mostly flu A is circulating in our community.
Written by San Antonio Me… on Oct 19 2015 - 3:51pm
On Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 NOWCastSA recorded video of Health and the Built Environment: Leveraging a More Livable SA, a conference presented by San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. Thanks to the underwriting support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., anyone can replay video later right here on this page. Watch a playlist of the following sessions below:
Written by San Antonio Me… on Sep 22 2015 - 1:53pm
The 2015 Health & The Built Environment Conference brings together the leading minds within the region in leveraging a healthier San Antonio. Each year, national speakers present along with local movers and shakers in order to provide real solutions for attendees interested in knowing how we can create a more livable San Antonio. Few conferences in San Antonio offer this versatile an array of cutting edge best practices to move San Antonio forward.
Written by nancypjohnson on Nov 30 2011 - 2:52pm
According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 1.2 million people living with HIV. According to the most recent Metro Health statistics, in December 2009 there were 7,260 people living with HIV in Bexar Couty and 109,288 living with HIV in Texas.
Written by San Antonio AI… on Oct 7 2011 - 12:20pm
Information from press release Latinos Unite! Let’s Stay Healthy In the United States, and specifically in San Antonio, Texas, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has adversely affected the Latino community. On Saturday, Oct. 15, a collaborative of 14 HIV/AIDS service organizations will be hosting the free National Latino AIDS Awareness Day Health Fair at Main Plaza (N. Main and E. Commerce St.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.