Angelina County & Cities Health District will strive to efficiently, professionally, and compassionately administer comprehensive public health services to promote and protect the health of Angelina County.
Who Are We?
The Angelina County & Cities Health District is a public health district formed between the county and cities of Angelina County in 1967. The Health District serves as a dynamic community organization working toward a healthier tomorrow through the provision of public health services.
Through a management agreement with Memorial Health System, the Health District is one of the few local health departments in the state of Texas that have the opportunity to work hand in hand with a local health system. With this unique situation, the Angelina County & Cities Health District has grown significantly since the partnership was formed in 1997. Doubling our staff size to exceed 60 employees, state of the art facilities in which to provide services, doubling the financial scope to a $6 million dollar budget, adding an in-house pharmacy, and actively participating in Public Health Preparedness activities.
Monday – Thursday — 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday — 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Monday – Thursday — 7:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday — 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
50th Anniversary Celebration.
Preparedness Activities concentrated on education regarding ZIKA Virus. Angelina County has first positive ZIKA travel related illnesses. $7.1 Million overall budget for all programs. Created Angelina County Connects Program.
Re-focus of Environmental Division; transferred OSSF duties, concentrating on Community Food Safety & Education.
Health District awarded $570K for Expanded Primary Health Care Program services for Women. Moves into Preventive Health Center building on Shands Drive. Ebola arrives in the United States; ACCHD responds with training and assistance to local healthcare community. ACCHD has highest number of “Ebola country travelers” in Region 4/5.
Funded for Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations initiative, one of 13 counties in Texas.
Began Routine HIV Testing for all PHC patients through DSHS support. Achieved $3 million dollar mark year in patient assistance program pharmaceuticals.
Successfully competed and received School Based Health Center funding for LMS myPAC clinic for 3 years. Received 501(c)3 status and formed ACCHD Endowment Trust Fund. Selected as CDC Apprentice site – one of 8 in Texas. International H1N1 Influenza Outbreak. ACCHD mobilizes and vaccinates at schools throughout Angelina, Polk & San Augustine Counties.
Budget topping $5 million mark. Added Texas Health Steps Program. ACCHD takes lead in Texas with grassroots Pandemic Flu Project.
Was lead agency in shelter medical services during Hurricane Katrina and Rita Fall 2005. Temple Foundation funding for enhanced pharmaceutical services. Expanded Primary Care program by adding EXP for those 150%- 200% FPL
Expanded Immunization Program to coincide with State Goals. Received $50K in new funding targeting non-citizen OB.