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Thyroid Awareness Month

Maverick County Hospital District joins Endocrinologist Dr. Zandra Perez-Cadena in bringing attention to thyroid disease, a medical condition that affects up to 20 million Americans. Up to 60 percent of them are unaware they suffer from this condition. Women are five to eight times more likely than men to have thyroid problems, and one woman …

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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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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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