Health And Human Services Commission

 Bas Silderhuis

State cancels health contracts with anti-abortion Heidi Group

Texas Health and Human Services Commission officials said in an email that “it has become clear that the Heidi Group is unable to come into compliance” and that the organization would no longer be part of the state’s Family Planning Program or the Healthy Texas Women program as of Dec. 11.

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 Rachel Zein for The Texas Tribune

Texas health agency to vacate mold-infested building

Texas Department of State Health Services employees are being relocated from the Austin State Hospital 636 building where a mold infestation has invaded their desks, chairs, carpeting and keyboard hand rests. The news comes one day after The Texas Tribune reported the mold incursion.

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