Month: December 2020

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MCHD Inoculates Medical Care Professionals with COVID-19 Vaccine

9 months after the first COVID-19 case was reported in Maverick County, health officials inoculated the very first person with the vaccine. Recently, the Federal Government approved the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use, and distribution began immediately. Maverick County Public and Health officials were notified that there were going to receive 500 …

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Ryan White Program Collaborates with the United States Border Patrol’s Eagle Pass Stations

Ryan White Program Collaborates with the United States Border Patrol’s Eagle Pass Stations  Each year, the United States Border Patrol Stations select programs with children in need so that agents can assist those children with Christmas gifts through the Angel Tree Program. This year, the agent’s generosity benefited the children of the Ryan White Program …

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Bladder Health Month

Throughout the month of November, Maverick County Hospital District will be observing Bladder Health Month and its impact on community residents. Each day, many individuals from our community struggle with the impacts of bladder conditions and diseases such as urinary incontinence, overactive and underactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, urinary tract infections, nocturia, bladder cancer, urotrauma and …

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American Diabetes Month

Did you know that over 30 million people in the United States have diabetes? In Maverick County, diabetes prevalence is high and we as a community must come together to bring awareness to a disease that affects about 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population. It’s estimated that 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with …

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Great American Smokeout

Did you know that over 30 million people in the United States have diabetes? In Maverick County, diabetes prevalence is high and we as a community must come together to bring awareness to a disease that affects about 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population. It’s estimated that 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with …

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Maverick County Hospital District is raising awareness of the need for more research and better community awareness of this disease. Through efforts such as the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE initiative which unites women and their loved ones across the country to stand together against lung cancer — …

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World AIDS Day

In December, is World AIDS Day, a day to unite in the fight to end the HIV epidemic, support people living with HIV, and honor those who have lost their lives. During this time organizations across the world focus on awareness on the chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Through …

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