Sylvester Turner

 Judge Lina Hidalgo and Mayor Sylvester Turner Provide Latest on Monkeypox Virus

Monday, July 25, 2022, Judge Lina Hidalgo, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Dr. Vandana Shrikanth, experts from Legacy Community Health, and public health officials today held an update on Monkeypox to share the latest information regarding cases in Harris County and Houston. In addition, Hidalgo and Turner presented a response and preparedness plan. “Today’s conversation was about working together to chart a different path. Together, we can get ahead of this virus.–It’s not the time for fear, […]

Mayor Sylvester Turner Proclaims July 2021 and Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month in Houston, Local Doctors Work to Educate Women About Their Options for Treatment

More than 320,000 women in Houston are at-risk for developing uterine fibroids with African American women disproportionately impacted In recognition of local efforts to educate women about uterine fibroids and the many treatment options available, Mayor Sylvester Turner has designated the month of July as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. Local doctors from Houston Fibroids and Complete Women’s Care Center are using this month, and every month, to highlight this common, but often overlooked disease. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous […]