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Central Health Begins New Year by Announcing Two New Executive Positions

(Austin) – Central Health is excited to announced it has created two new executive positions to better serve Travis County’s growing population of residents with low-income who need access to quality health care: Deputy Administrator... Read more

Flu Cases Increasing as Holidays Begin

With peak months of influenza (flu) season still ahead, CommUnityCare is reporting an uptick in flu activity over the same period last year. From Oct. 1 to Dec. 3 more than 700 patients have been... Read more

Travis County Medical Society Honors Central Health Enterprise Doctors with Two Prestigious Awards

(Austin, TX) – The Travis County Medical Society will recognize at an upcoming ceremony two local physicians who are leaders at Central Health and CommUnityCare Health Centers. Dr. Guadalupe “Pete” Zamora, Chair of the Central... Read more

Demolition, Redevelopment of Downtown Health District Property Will Fund Local Health Care Needs

Demolition, Redevelopment of Downtown Health District Property Will Fund Local Health Care Needs

AUSTIN, Texas — Demolition will begin soon of a vacant professional office building near the former University Medical Center Brackenridge — a major milestone in the long-term redevelopment of Central Health’s downtown property that will leverage a partnership... Read more

Central Health Buying Land in Eastern Travis County for Future Health and Wellness Center

Central Health Buying Land in Eastern Travis County for Future Health and Wellness Center

(Austin, TX) – Central Health, Travis County’s healthcare district, is buying 10-acres of undeveloped land in the Greater Hornsby Bend area to build a new health and wellness center to serve Eastern Travis County residents... Read more

Central Health Expands Medical Access Program (MAP) Membership to Cover More Travis County Residents

Central Health Expands Medical Access Program (MAP) Membership to Cover More Travis County Residents

(Austin) – Central Health, Travis County’s healthcare district, has expanded its Medical Access Program (MAP), offering health coverage for more Travis County residents with low income. The new program, called MAP BASIC, began enrollment on... Read more

Health Clinics on Wheels, House Calls, and Pre-Fab Buildings: Central Health Expediting Efforts to Deliver More Health Care Services to Eastern Travis County in 2019

(Austin) – Central Health is pursuing multiple options to more quickly bring health care services to Eastern Travis County. Some of the plans include purchasing a customized bus outfitted with exam rooms, making house calls,... Read more

Central Health Board Gives Green Light to Negotiate Leases for Future Health Clinics in Eastern Travis County

On Wednesday, the Central Health Board of Managers approved moving forward with negotiations on ground leases with two Travis County Emergency Services Districts (ESD), which will be home to future health clinics in Elroy (Del... Read more

Central Health Board Votes to Allocate Additional Funds For Sendero Health Plans

Central Health Board Votes to Allocate Additional Funds For Sendero Health Plans

(Austin) – The Central Health Board of Managers voted to allocate $26 million for Sendero Health Plans in Fiscal Year 2019, allowing its nonprofit health insurance company to stay in business for at least another... Read more