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Coronavirus Information

Central Health is following the direction of federal, state, and local authorities for the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. We have posted information for CommUnityCare patients as well as anyone who needs to visit a Central Health office, including MAP Eligibility.

NEW UNINSURED HOTLINE NUMBER

People experiencing coronavirus-like symptoms (COVID-19) who are uninsured and do not have an established doctor should call the COVID-19 Hotline at 512-978-8775 for guidance.

This number is for uninsured Travis County residents – and established CommUnityCare patients – with COVID-19 symptoms.

For the latest local news and instructions, visit Austin Public Health, our local public health authority.

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Budget & Tax Rate

Central Health’s $291M budget increases spending on health care for Travis County’s low-income population.

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Eastern Travis County Expansion

Central Health is buying 10-acres of undeveloped land in the Greater Hornsby Bend area to build a new health center.

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View our Press Release Archive at the bottom of this page.

Homeless Services Overview

The Central Health Enterprise leads and participates in many initiatives serving the needs of Travis County’s homeless population. This work is carried out by Enterprise staff and through a network of health care and social service providers.

Download our latest factsheet on homeless services provided by Central Health.

Featured Videos

Travis County’s Physician of the Year – Dr. Zamora

LYFT(ing) patients to better health: Mary Johnson

2018 Annual Report

Learn about our accomplishments of 2018 by downloading our new annual report.

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Information Resources

Public Information Requests

The Texas Public Information Act gives the public the right to request access to government information.

Information on Open Government is available at the Texas Attorney General’s Web site, including how to file a request, what to expect, and how to follow-up.

Any costs associated with this request will be processed in accordance with Government Code, Chapter 552 and the Attorney General Cost Administrative Rules.

Submit an Official Request

Media Contact

For media requests, please contact Vice President of Communications Ted Burton at 512.978.8214 or via email at ted.burton@centralhealth.net.

Central Health’s offices are located at 1111 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702.

512.978.8000

Looking for documents?

Visit our Library for all of our collected reports, fact sheets, plans, and more.

Performance Review

Download the Performance Review conducted by Germane Solutions, evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization, and making recommendations about opportunities for performance improvement.

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Purchasing

 

Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health (“Central Health”) contracts and purchases goods and services that are necessary to provide for the healthcare needs of those we serve.

Notifications are published in local newspapers and also online.

To become a vendor to Central Health visit our Purchasing page then register with BidSync at no charge to be electronically notified of potential procurements and to submit proposals in response to requests.

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