Replay video: Watch video of Public Health and the Built Environment: Healthy Communities by Design presented on May 7, 2014 by the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. The conference brought together public health professionals, architects, designers and other professionals interested in learning more about the correlation between the public health and the built environment.
Written by Clayton Price on Apr 8 2014 - 12:04pm
Written by City of San Antonio on Feb 18 2014 - 12:43pm
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) opened its doors to the new Baby Café today. The site is a drop-in center for everything breastfeeding-related, from professional advice on infant feeding, to support groups to one-on-one counseling, all in a non-clinical, café-style environment designed to support breastfeeding.
Written by City of San Antonio on Feb 7 2014 - 11:24am
Using Federal Medicaid dollars, the San Antonio City Council approved an agreement with University Health System to provide adolescent health services specific to teen pregnancy prevention.
Written by nancypjohnson on Aug 25 2011 - 12:56pm
With another looming heat advisory, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has identified 37 cooling locations throughout the city for residents who need a place to cool off. Community members are also asked to check on neighbors and family, especially infants, young children and the elderly.“We are working to provide additional cooling options for our population most at risk of developing heat-related problems and make them feel a little better during these hot days,” said Dr. Thomas Schlenker, Director of the Metro Health District in a release.
Written by San Antonio Me… on Aug 12 2011 - 5:35pm
San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is notifying the community of a Heat Advisory. When the daytime heat index values are 105 degrees or greater, and the minimum ambient air temperature is not expected to fall below 80 degrees F° for two consecutive days, the City of San Antonio advises the community of a Heat Advisory – Level II.During the summer months, excessive heat temperatures are a fact of life in South Texas. Excessive heat conditions can result in direct and adverse health consequences, particularly to the very young and to the elderly.