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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 Core Scholar Luz Garcini Featured on Oprah's Book Club

Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor and ReACH Core Scholar was featured on the latest episode of Oprah's Book Club streaming on Apple+.  Tune in to hear Dr. Garcini  talk to Oprah Winfrey about the border wall and her research related to stress and trauma in undocumented populations. Episode Preview

Local Census Response Rate

Are you interested in seeing how many people in your community are responding to the 2020 Census?  As of July 12th the national self-response rate of the 2020 Census is 62.0%. The self-response rate for Texas is 56.9%, and the self-response rate in Bexar County is 60.6%. Stay up to date with self response rates from across the U.S. on the Census Bureau website.  

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TACKLE HIV/HCV

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Issues Updated Hepatitis C Screening Guidelines

Doctors in Discussion

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued new Grade B recommendations to screen all adults aged 18-79 for hepatitis C virus (HCV) in addition to high-risk groups. These recommendations come as an update to the 2013 guidelines to screen all persons born 1945-1965 (baby boomers).

TACKLE HIV/HCV Program Highlighted in October 2019 HRSA CAREAction Newsletter

TACKLE HIV/HCV

The work of the TACKLE HIV/HCV team, led by Waridibo Allison, MD, PhD was featured in the October 2019 edition of the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program CAREAction Newsletter.  The TACKLE HIV/HCV program integrates hepatitis C virus (HCV) care into HIV care through the use of the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO)TM telementoring model.  

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