COVID-19 Resources

As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase in our community, so does anxiety associated with the pandemic.  The mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address as the physical health effects. To aid individuals and communities during this time, the ReACH Center will be compiling a range of resources and information on our COVID-19 page

ReACH is Hiring!

The ReACH Center is hiring a Program Manager and Research Scientist to support our recently funded Resources Information Support and Education (RISE) Rural Telementoring Training Center. To learn more about this position please visit our Job Opportunities page!

Local Census Response Rate

Are you interested in seeing how many people in your community are responding to the 2020 Census?  As of August 11th the national self-response rate of the 2020 Census is 63.4%. The self-response rate for Texas is 58.5%, and the self-response rate in Bexar County is 62.5%. Stay up to date with self response rates from across the U.S. on the Census Bureau website.  

Contact Us

7411 John Smith Road

Suite 1050

San Antonio, TX



Tel: 210-562-5551

Fax: 210-562-5560

2019-2020 ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants Program Funding Announcement

The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), in conjunction with the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) are pleased to annouce the 2019-2020 ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants Program.  This program provides research grant funding up to $15,000 support innovative, multidisciplinary pilot projects in T3/T4 translational research focused on health disparities, health outcomes important to patients and the communities in the South Texas Catchment Area, and interventions to address those priorities will receive top priority. While the program is not restricted to specific health topics, areas identified by the South Texas Catchment Area will be prioritized. These areas include:

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Mental health
  • Health care access/insurance
  • Health education and chronic disease prevention (e.g. diet, exercise, self-care)
  • Maternal/child health
  • Smoking cessation
  • E-cigarettes

Due: January 13, 2020 by 5:00 pm CST (no exceptions). Awards will be announced on or about March 2, 2020.

Full Funding Announcement


For additional information about the ReACH/IIMS Population Health Pilot Grants Program, please contact Sarah Lill at (210) 562-5551 or at