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Dallas Restaurant Inaugurates New Mandate: Hospitality Employee Benefits and Health Care

Dallas Restaurant Inaugurates New Mandate: Hospitality Employee Benefits and Health Care

The hospitality industry has faced a count from its workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the arrival of a new generation in the labor market. Chefs and restaurateurs from across the Metroplex discuss the difficulty of hiring and retaining staff — an industry-wide issue that’s not limited to DFW. Rye’s team has been working …

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One million Texans are about to lose their health coverage

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas added millions to Medicaid rolls during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, everyone who qualified for that coverage must reapply or risk losing Medicaid coverage altogether, beginning April 1. This process — ending continued Medicaid coverage offered during the pandemic and returning to normal Medicaid operations — is known as Medicaid “unwinding.” During …

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Dallas ISD Clinicians Face Layers of Trauma in Mental Health Support

Dallas ISD Clinicians Face Layers of Trauma in Mental Health Support

Dallas ISD mental health clinicians helped them process these events. Hector Soto and Cheryl Culberson both work in district mental health services. Soto is a clinician who works at the Eddie Bernice Johnson Youth & Family Center. Culberson is the Alcohol and Drug Intervention Coordinator at Wilmer Hutchins Youth & Family Center. The two share …

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Melanie Dallas: Highland Rivers will implement a new model

Melanie Dallas: Highland Rivers will implement a new model

It’s no secret that we in the public sector use a lot of abbreviations: CSB, which stands for Community Service Board, a Georgia public safety net behavioral health service provider, such as Highland Rivers Behavioral Health ; DBHDD, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, which is Georgia’s statewide behavioral health agency; and SAMHSA, …

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Dallas County medical examiner, gunman killed in murder-suicide identified

Dallas County medical examiner, gunman killed in murder-suicide identified

The two people killed in a murder-suicide at the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office on Tuesday afternoon were identified by authorities on Wednesday. At approximately 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department said Beth Frost, 46, and James Frost, 51, were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in an office on the building’s second …

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Parkland Health Collaborates with DHA to Launch Onsite Community Health Care for Public Housing Residents in Dallas - State of Reform

Parkland Health Collaborates with DHA to Launch Onsite Community Health Care for Public Housing Residents in Dallas – State of Reform

Parkland Health System, in partnership with DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas (DHA), launched 2 Community Centers in Dallas earlier this month that provide various onsite and in-person services to public housing residents. The hubs are located at Park Manor and Buckeye Commons. Residents can receive health screenings, virtual medical visits, community resources, and financial …

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The charity names its donation company after Dallas medical chief Kern Wildenthal

The charity names its donation company after Dallas medical chief Kern Wildenthal

Kern Wildenthal — a longtime Dallas community leader, fundraiser, and medical scholar — is now the name of the Southwestern Medical Foundation’s giving society. The donations company’s renaming, a decision board members recently approved unanimously, is a way to honor Wildenthal, who they say worked tirelessly for 50 years to support and ultimately transforming the …

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Suspect in fatal shooting of paroled Dallas Methodist at hospital for birth of child

Suspect in fatal shooting of paroled Dallas Methodist at hospital for birth of child

A man facing a capital murder charge in the Methodist Dallas Medical Center shooting that killed two people over the weekend is a parolee who was in the hospital for the birth of his loved one’s child, prison officials said Sunday. Nestor Oswaldo Hernandez was released from prison last October after serving time for aggravated …

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