Ending HIV Epidemic

Ending HIV Epidemic

Jul 24, 2023

CAPT John Oguntomilade selected as EHE Initiative Coordination Lead Captain John Oguntomilade, BDS, MPH, PhD, has been selected as the Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Initiative Coordination Lead in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for

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Opioid Settlement Secured: CVS To Pay Texas $300 Million

Opioid Settlement Secured: CVS To Pay Texas $300 Million

Jul 10, 2023

OAG secures $300 Million for Texas in opioid settlement with CVS and encourages local areas to sign on to receive funds. AUSTIN – The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) reached a $5 billion multi-state settlement with CVS for the company’s role in

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Kevin Eltife Awarded

Kevin Eltife Awarded

Jul 4, 2023

University of Texas System Board of Regents Chair Kevin P. Eltife has pulled down the 2023 W.T. “Doc” Ballard Award for Excellence in Public Health. Presented by the Northeast Texas Public Health District, this recognition goes to Eltife for numerous services, including his

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Smith County Employee Works With Youth, Shares Adoption Story

Smith County Employee Works With Youth, Shares Adoption Story

Jul 3, 2023

By Casey Murphy Tim Fauss has a long history of helping children, from assisting his father in a children’s ministry, to working with at-risk youth at the Smith County Juvenile Services Department. That experience has helped him foster and adopt five young siblings.

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UT Tyler School of Medicine Receives $500,000 from Local Foundation

UT Tyler School of Medicine Receives $500,000 from Local Foundation

Jun 21, 2023

The Byers Family Foundation gave a $500,000 gift to The University of Texas (UT) at Tyler School of Medicine. The gift will be used to name a professorship in family medicine, which will significantly aid in the recruitment of nationally recognized faculty. “I

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Todd Stewart, MD

Todd Stewart, MD

Jun 6, 2023

ER doctor heals with competence and compassion By Joycelyne Fadojutimi Dr. Todd Stewart is the medical director of emergency medicine at Longview Regional Medical Center, (LRMC). He is a board certified and experienced emergency medicine specialist. Stewart started his undergraduate in aerospace engineering

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General Colin L. Powell Dies At Age 84 From Covid-19

General Colin L. Powell Dies At Age 84 From Covid-19

Oct 18, 2021

NNPA NEWSWIRE – “General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to complications from Covid 19,” the former General’s family wrote on Facebook. By Stacy M. Brown Colin Powell

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Tyler Texas Gets New Covid-19 Antibody Infusion Center

Tyler Texas Gets New Covid-19 Antibody Infusion Center

Aug 29, 2021

Governor Abbott, TDEM Open COVID-19 Antibody Infusion Center In Tyler New Facility Marks 14th State-Sponsored Infusion Center Currently Operating In Texas  AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), in partnership with local officials, will establish

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Federal Covid-19 Assistance Payments For Local Communities

Federal Covid-19 Assistance Payments For Local Communities

Aug 18, 2021

Texas Governor Abbott Announces Additional Federal COVID-19 Relief Assistance Payments For Local Communities “The Texas economy is the 9th largest in the world and much of our strength comes from our small towns and rural communities,” said Lt. Governor Dan Patrick. “It is

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Abbott Tests Positive For Covid-19 Virus

Abbott Tests Positive For Covid-19 Virus

Aug 17, 2021

Office Of The Governor Statement Concerning Governor Abbott AUSTIN – Office of the Governor Communications Director Mark Miner today issued a statement after Governor Greg Abbott tests positive for COVID-19:  “Governor Greg Abbott tests positive for COVID-19 virus today. The Governor has been testing

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