The Partnership for a Healthy is proud to announce the release of the ‘State of Obesity in Texas Report,’ which paints a picture of the obesity crisis in Texas to serve as background to our Legislative Priorities for the 87th Session.Read the report here!

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Don’t forget about physical activity this National Public Health Week! Check out our report regarding the physical inactivity crisis in Texas and potential solutions using Texas SPAN data. Swipe to see a summary of the report! https://bit.ly/3pJAX4Z @NPHW #NPHW

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Support #HB1594 by @RepAllenTX131.
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Join us at 12pm TODAY for a webinar from the FRESH Austin Study titled, "Exploring healthy food access and consumption among low-income central Texas residents during COVID-19." Register online: https://bit.ly/30AfLDG

Join us on March 22 for a webinar from the FRESH Austin Study titled, "Exploring healthy food access and consumption among low-income central Texas residents during COVID-19." Register online: https://bit.ly/30AfLDG

Good Bill Alert: This morning, the House Human Services Committee with hear HB 1019 by @TerryforTexas. Texas ranks fifth in food insecurity among seniors. This bill will help seniors access SNAP benefits by streamlining the recertification process! #txlege