Thursday, December 29th, 2016
The Hays County Local Health Department has received confirmation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a local, travel-associated case of Zika virus infection in Hays County.
Monday, September 24th, 2012
Local health officials have confirmed two cases of West Nile Fever, bringing to seven the total number of people in Hays County who are known to have fallen ill this summer with the mosquito-borne virus.
Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Hays County physicians have recorded two local known cases of a neurological disease caused by the West Nile virus this summer.
Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
Five people in San Marcos took their own lives in May and June, four other people were known by San Marcos police to have tried it in the last two months and another case of a man...
Friday, July 23rd, 2010
Coming soon to a restaurant near you: an innovative new program at Texas State that seeks to educate the palates of children and re-educate adults on the values of fresh produce in an attempt to alleviate obesity.
Monday, July 19th, 2010
The obesity crisis in the United State is a growing problem that's defied efforts to control Americans' growing waistbands, but an innovative initiative from the Nutrition and Foods program in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences...
Tuesday, June 15th, 2010
San Marcos officials, receiving increasing numbers of calls concerning mosquitos, are advising residents to clear up standing water around their homes and prepare themselves against mosquito bites before going outdoors. The city has reported no mosquito-related health...
Friday, January 29th, 2010
The Hays County Personal Health Department (PHD) announced Friday that residents of Hays County should take extra precautions to prevent the spread of pertussis, better known as whooping cough.
Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently honored the city clerk's office for its five-star award from the Texas Department of Health Services.