The Partnership for a Healthy Texas is proud to release a new report on the State of Obesity in Texas. 

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Looking forward to @msdcenter's upcoming webinar on the Impact of COVID-19 on Children's Obesogenic Behaviors to learn about changes in physical activity, sleep, and diet during the pandemic. Join us in attending here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4750902206425341456 #txlege

Join a statewide community gathering to explore examples of cross-sector collaboration to improve health in Texas at #HealthierTexasSummit, this October.

Register now to get the early bird rate at http://healthiertexassummit.com!

New fact sheet from HHSC on the Texas Simplified Application Project (TSAP)! Many Texas seniors are at risk for hunger and the new streamlined application will help ensure they get the SNAP benefits they qualify for. #SB224 #txlege

17.3% of Texas youth ages 10-17 have obesity. Learn more about how to combat obesity in Texas with our toolkit: https://go.uth.edu/ObesityToolkit #msdcenter #uthealth #uthealthsph #thisispublichealth

Learn more about SNAP Utilization and Eligibility in Texas and Texas Legislative Districts with this TX RPC Report https://sph.uth.edu/research/centers/dell/legislative-initiatives/SNAP%20Report%2010.17.2020.pdf