Community Updates:


  • (Federal Student Aid) – Public Service Loan Forgiveness Limited Waiver Opportunity: On Oct. 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced a change to PSLF program rules for a limited time as a result of the COVID-19 national emergency. Throughout the pandemic, ED has provided a variety of benefits to borrowers. (See info)
  • Angels Surviving Cancer, Inc. is hosting several virtual events during the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness! (Click here)



  • Have you gotten your flu shot? It’s time for your flu shot. The CDC warns this upcoming flu season could be severe, so it’s more important than ever to protect yourself against the flu. The best way to protect yourself and keep you from spreading the flu to others is to get vaccinated.  The CDC recommends getting your flu shot by the end of October to stay protected throughout flu season. And, you can get a flu shot and a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time. (See more information here).


  • Check out the October Health Equity Link (see website)



SEP 21

(September 22, 2021 @ 2:30 PM Central Time) NIMH Livestream Event on Suicide Prevention During COVID: A Continuing Priority



The City of Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner invite the community to the next “Hurricane Ida Relief Drive for Louisiana” this Thursday, September 9, 2021.  The drive-through and drop-off will be staged on the 500 block of McKinney St. next to Hermann Square. The event will be from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (see press release)




AUG 18

U.S. health officials recommend COVID-19 vaccine boosters (CBS News)

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