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Demolition of Former Brackenridge Hospital Tower Will Jumpstart Redevelopment of Prime Central Health-owned Property Redevelopment already funding future health care

UMC Brackenridge 1974

(Austin) – For half a century, the University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB) hospital towered above I-35 and 15th Street – a landmark for hospital care for Austin and Travis County. Closed since May 2017, Central... Read more

Austin City Council Appoints Nursing Professor to Central Health Board of Managers

Austin City Council Appoints Nursing Professor to Central Health Board of Managers

(Austin) – The Austin City Council appointed Dr. Julie Zuniga as the newest member of the all-volunteer Central Health Board of Managers. Dr. Zuniga is an assistant professor of nursing at The University of Texas... Read more

Central Health Buys “Clinic on Wheels” to Deliver Care to More Underserved Areas of Travis County

Central Health Buys “Clinic on Wheels” to Deliver Care to More Underserved Areas of Travis County

(Austin) – A new health clinic will soon roll into town, delivering health care services to eastern parts of Travis County which have historically been underserved. Central Health announced it has purchased a forty-foot bus... Read more

Dell Medical School Residency Program Moving to Central Health Southeast Health & Wellness Center Along with Long-Time Downtown Clinic

Coming Soon! Blackstock Family Medicine Residency Program

(Austin, TX) –The Dell Medical School Family Residency Program at The University of Texas and a long-time downtown health clinic located next to the former Brackenridge Hospital are moving to the Central Health Southeast Health... Read more

No Appointment Needed: Central Health Southeast Health & Wellness Center Offering Walk-in Medical Visits Starting Monday

No Appointment Needed: Central Health Southeast Health & Wellness Center Offering Walk-in Medical Visits Starting Monday

CommUnityCare William Cannon converting to a primary care clinic (Austin) – To make health care more convenient for patients who can’t wait for a scheduled appointment, Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Health Centers is opening a new... Read more

Central Health-Funded CommUnityCare Health Centers to Begin Making House Calls in Eastern Travis County

(Austin, TX) – Beginning Feb. 25, Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Health Centers will start making house calls in the Greater Hornsby Bend community – an area with limited access to health care. Residents can schedule appointments... Read more

Central Health Offering Patients Free Lyfts to Medical Appointments

(Austin) – Addressing one of the biggest barriers to accessing health care, Central Health is offering patients free Lyft rides to and from the Central Health Southeast Health & Wellness Center. The program is offered... Read more

ER Visits Increase During the Holidays; Central Health Encourages Patients to Avoid the Wait and Consider Other Options for Non-Emergencies

ER Visits Increase During the Holidays; Central Health Encourages Patients to Avoid the Wait and Consider Other Options for Non-Emergencies

(Austin, Texas) – Sick or injured this holiday season? Central Health offers access to non-emergency care for people with low income who want to avoid the emergency room (ER) holiday rush. According to Central Health’s... Read more

Need Health Coverage Next Year? Central Health is Here to Help

Need Health Coverage Next Year? Central Health is Here to Help

Central Health, CommUnityCare, assisting with health insurance enrollment starting Nov. 1 If you need health insurance in 2019, get ready to enroll. Central Health and its partners are committed to helping Travis County residents enroll... Read more