Metro Health

Metro Health

Metro Health is offering free vaccines this summer to 11 and 12-year-olds participating in the Parks and Recreation Summer Youth Program.  

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Texas women die of pregnancy-related complications at a rate exceeding that of any other state in the U.S. or developed country in the world.

According to a study published in a national medical journal last September, the maternal mortality rate in Texas almost doubled between 2010 and 2014 - an increase that is hard to explain “in the absence of war, natural disaster, or severe economic upheaval."

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The new director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, Dr. Colleen Bridger, is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and innovations expert with over 20 years of experience in community development and improvement.

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The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has confirmed a case of tuberculosis in an individual at Lanier High School in the San Antonio Independent School District.

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Dr. Anil Mangla is leaving his position as Assistant Director for Communicable Diseases at San Antonio’s Metro Health Department.