As an association representing comprehensive children’s hospitals that save children’s lives every day, we acknowledge that there are no words to adequately express our sorrow and grief for the tragic loss of so many lives, especially children’s lives, in Uvalde this week.

We know that parents are supporting their children as they try to understand this tragedy. We want you to know that mental health resources are available at our hospitals and healthcare systems, and they are ready to support both parents and children. Visit to link to our member hospitals across the state.


Dr. Cindy Stout appointed to Children’s Hospital Association of Texas

KTSM-TV (NBC – El Paso), 3/15/2022

Children’s Hospital Association of Texas members provide expert insight to U.S. Senate Finance Committee on the pandemic’s devastating effect on kids’ mental health

Lexington Leader, 2/23/22

Amid COVID-19 surge, focus on children’s mental health is crucial

Bowie News, 2/4/2022

Amid COVID-19 Surge, Focus on Children’s Mental Health is Crucial 

Alice Echo-News Journal, 2/2/22

Child COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in Texas

KRGV-TV (ABC, Rio Grande), 1/7/2022

Texas se prepara para posible aumento de hospitalizaciones de niños con COVID-19

KRGV-TV (ABC, Rio Grande), 1/6/2022

COVID-19 hospitalizations double in Texas as omicron strains staffing

KRGV-TV (ABC, Rio Grande), 1/4/22

COVID-19 hospitalizations double in Texas as omicron strains staffing 

The Texas Tribune, 1/3/22


Kolkhorst awarded by the Children’s Hospital Association

The Colorado County Citizen, 11/24/21

Sen. Kolhorst Receives Children’s Health Care Hero Award 

KWHI-TV (Brenham), 11/22/21

Lawmakers Improve Medicaid Access For Children And New Moms, But Fail To Expand Coverage To Lower-Income Texans

KUT (NPR), 6/4/21

What They Are Saying About “Healthy Families, Health Texas”, the House Plan on Health Care.

EIN Presswire, 4/9/21

Covenant Children’s encourages public to help prevent child abuse with awareness activities

KLBK-TV (CBS – Lubbock), 4/7/21

‘Our women are dying’: Texas lawmakers urged to extend Medicaid to a year after birth for new mothers

San Antonio Express News, 3/23/21

Texas lawmakers weight changes to protect families wrongly accused of child abuse 

NBC News, 3/3/21


Children’s Hospital Association Pushes for Medicaid Funding in Next Legislative Session

Capitol Tonight, 12/17/20

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

KTBC (Fox 7 – Austin), 7/4/20

Texas Children’s Hospital admitting adult patients because of COVID-19 surge

Houston Chronicle, 6/22/20

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