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We Are Bexar County Health Collaborative

Community Health Needs Assessment

Community Health Needs Assessment

An assessment that seeks to support Bexar County partners in moving from knowing about local health needs and outcomes to changing those outcomes.

Community Health Improvement Plan

Community Health Improvement Plan

A community-wide, collaborative strategic plan that sets Focus Areas for health improvement and engages partners and organizations to develop, support, and implement a plan.

Health Impact Investing

Health Impact Investing

Our proposed role is to serve as a “community health integrator” responsible for identifying shared values and shared vision, moving later to creating a “playbook” of innovations that accounts for stakeholder values and expected ROI, assembling financing, and coordinating action.

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Our Programs

SA Health Literacy Coalition

San Antonio Health Literacy Coalition

The San Antonio Health Literacy Initiative (SAHLI) is a comprehensive program that aims to increase health literacy awareness and efficacy through strategically addressing primary gaps in health literacy today by…

  1. Providing local and relevant information as to what health literacy means and how it applies to daily life activities and health awareness
  2. Modifying provider practices to ensure proper and effective patient-health provider communication histories
  3. Instituting cultural change towards health literacy through empowering patients and health providers to participate in a more health literate society

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Youth Mental Health Council

Youth Mental Health Council

The Youth Mental Health Advisory Council (YMHC) consists of various mental health providers, organizations and advocates who meet once a month to share resources and work on addressing the mental health needs in the community.

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Bexar Healthy Beverage Coalition

Bexar Healthy Beverage Coalition

The Bexar Healthy Beverage Coalition (BHBC) strives to raise awareness and educate the community on just how much sugar is in the beverages we drink, as well as offer suggestions on how to pick healthier choices. Here in San Antonio and South Texas, thousands of families struggle with the twin epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Experts say that sugar-packed drinks contribute to these problems. They also raise the risk of heart disease, tooth and gum disease and more.

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LezRide Coalition

LezRide Coalition

LezRide SA is a coalition offering a Brave Space for free fitness opportunities in the form of community exercise classes (LezMove SA), organized social bike rides (LezRide SA) and grants for LGBTQIA youth outdoor activities (LezFundFun). All of our programs are free for out LGBTQIA and ally community members.

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Active Living Council

Active Living Council

The Active Living Council (ALC) for San Antonio was formed in 2010 to influence physical activity within our city and the surrounding areas by developing and promoting a 3-5 year master plan to promote active living, reduce sedentary behaviors and increase physical activity.

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Immunization Collaborative

Immunization Collaborative

The mission of the Immunize San Antonio (IZSA) coalition is to promote immunizations through collaboration and education. Our vision is a community where all residents are protected from vaccine preventable diseases. The collaborative comes together every second Thursday of the month from 12:30pm – 1:30pm to discuss the issues and opportunities in regards to immunizations in Bexar County. IZSA assists other partners and attends community events that surround immuniations as well as helps to find partners for events that need an immunization provider.

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Community Healthcare Network

Community Healthcare Network

Community Health Bridge

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Healthy Me, Healthy We

Healthy Me, Healthy We

We’re a volunteer organization with the goal to decrease the prevalence of youth overweight and obesity in Bexar County by providing leadership in planning and partnership related to surveillance research of the impact of school-based programs.

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LezRide SA

LezRide SA

We are a coalition offering a brave space for free fitness opportunities in the form of community exercise classes, organized social bike rides and grants for LGBTQIA youth outdoor activities.

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Young Minds Matter

Young Minds Matter

They are our future – our county will thrive if our children grow up healthy, happy and educated. They are our children, and their well-being relies on a community that supports its families.

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Pathways To Hope

Pathways To Hope

Join people from across our community who want to change the dialog on mental illness. Find out how we can come together as a community to improve mental health care and support for families and individuals impacted by mental illness.

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Ryan White

Ryan White

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Immunize SA

Immunize SA

Our mission is to promote immunizations through collaboration and education in order to have a community where all residents are protected from vaccine preventable diseases.

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SA Health Literacy

SA Health Literacy

The purpose of the SAHLI Health Collaborative is to act as a county-wide expert roundtable in health literacy by bringing together representatives from various entities, both public and private, to share their experiences and possible solutions addressing low health literacy in San Antonio.

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SA Access

SA Access

SA Access exists to educate individuals on the importance of having healthcare coverage and provides them the information they need to make good decision with their healthcare coverage.

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Community Health Bridge

Community Health Bridge

The Health Collaborative’s mission is to improve the health status of the community through collaboration. It is through a large and varied community partner network that we are able to proudly provide information and access to resources to families.

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Community Health Bridge

Community Health Bridge

The Health Collaborative’s mission is to improve the health status of the community through collaboration. It is through a large and varied community partner network that we are able to proudly provide information and access to resources to families.

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SA Access

SA Access

SA Access exists to educate individuals on the importance of having healthcare coverage and provides them the information they need to make good decision with their healthcare coverage.

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Enroll SA

Enroll SA

We are a collaborative effort to empower individuals to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in an effort to increase health care coverage in Bexar County.

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Sugar Packed

Sugar Packed

You wouldn’t eat 16 packets of sugar, so why drink them? Join the Healthy Bexar Beverage Coalition in learning about the sugar content of your favorite drinks and exploring healthier options!

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Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

The Healthy Snacks app provides a fun way for kids to learn about making healthier food choices.

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Alegeus Recognizes The Health Collaborative of San Antonio with a $10,000 Donation

The generous gift will help expand community programs in Bexar Country of family health and wellness, youth mental illness, health literacy and immunization education.

Our Partners

Appddiction Studio
Bexar County
Baptist Health System
Community First Health Plans

City of San Antonio Metropolitan District
Christus Santa Rosa Health System
Methodist Healthcare Ministries
Our Lady of the Lake University

University Health System
UT Health Science Center San Antonio
The YMCA

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