Children’s Health in the News

  • What They Are Saying About “Healthy Families, Health Texas”, the House Plan on Health Care. (EIN Presswire, 04/09/21)  Read Article.
  • Covenant Children’s encourages public to help prevent child abuse with awareness activities. (KLBK-TV, CBS Lubbock, 04/07/21) Watch Broadcast.
  • Texas lawmakers weight changes to protect families wrongly accused of child abuse. (Houston Chronicle reporting. NBC News, 03/30/21)   Watch Broadcast.
  • ‘Our women are dying’: Texas lawmakers urged to extend Medicaid to a year after birth for new mothers. (San Antonio Express News, 03/23/21) Read Article.
  • Children’s Hospital Association Pushes for Medicaid Funding in Next Legislative Session. (Capitol Tonight, 12/17/20)  Watch Interview.
  • Stacy Wilson, President of CHAT, joined Fox7 Good Day Austin, to assure parents across Texas they have the capacity to care for your children during the uptick in COVID-19.  (Fox7 Austin News, 07/04/20) Watch Interview.
  • Texas Children’s Hospital admitting adult patients because of COVID-19 surge. (Houston Chronicle, 06/22/20) Read Article.
  • Don’t skip your child’s doctor’s appointments or put off care. (Austin American Statesman, 04/23/20) Read Article.
  • Why parents are struggling to find mental health care for their children. (PBS News Hour, 05/07/2019) Read Article.
  • Health Affairs’ May Issue: Social determinants, children and more. (Health Affairs, 05/06/2019) Read Article.
  • Texas ranked 49th in the country for children’s health care. (D CEO Healthcare, 05/03/2019) Read Article.
  • Study: Texas rate of uninsured children double national average. (Houston Chronicle, 05/02/2019) Read Article.
  • CHAT President, Stacy Wilson, testifies before the House Appropriations Committee. (02/11/2019) Watch Video.
  • CHAT President, Stacy Wilson, testifies before the Senate Finance Committee. (02/06/2019) Watch Video.
  • Texas must fund our children’s hospitals. (Houston Chronicle, 02/05/2019) Read Article.
  • Lives of most vulnerable are at stake. (San Antonio Express News, 02/03/2019) Read Article.
  • Please, Legislature: Give Texas children’s hospitals the money they need. (Corpus Christi Caller, 01/30/2019) Read Article.
  • CHAT President, Stacy Wilson, discusses how children’s hospitals in Texas are facing a crisis. (Spectrum News, 01/29/2019) Watch Video.
  • Texas must ensure funding for children’s hospitals. (El Paso Times, 01/25/2019) Read Article.


  • Texans Care for Children on Early Childhood Intervention. Read More
  • The Annual Report and Data Book is an overview of the Department of Family and Protective Services programs, services, performance, and accomplishments, and a comprehensive statistical resource for the fiscal year beginning September 1st through August 31st.  Learn More.
  • America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-being, 2018 is the 17th of a compendium of indicators depicting important aspects of children’s lives, drawn from statistics reported to 23 federal agencies. Learn More.

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