Gardening 101

Bring your lawn chair and join us outdoors Tuesday, October 27th 10am-11am, as you learn the basics of planting your own garden. County Extension Agent Aaron Sumrall, PhD will lead you through the ins and outs of planting and growing vegetables. This one hour course will cover: Soils and soil health Gardening options for limited… Read More

Medicare 101

Get the knowledge needed to make informed decisions. Join Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging as they hold two (English and Spanish) “Medicare 101” virtual workshops. Open enrollment begins soon. English Session – Monday, October 5th from 10am-11:30am, to register go to Spanish Session – Monday, October 12th from 10am – 11:30am, to register go… Read More

Voter Registration at MEHOP

On September 22, 2020, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive cross-country effort to register voters well in advance of Election Day this November. With a historic presidential election approaching, every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be heard at the ballot box, and National Voter Registration Day… Read More


JOINT STATEMENT ON THE COVID-19 STATUS IN MATAGORDA COUNTY A possible “second wave” of COVID-19 in our community. This joint statement is a collective effort between Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald, Bay City Mayor Robert Nelson, Palacios Mayor Glen Smith, and the senior medical and administrative leaders of Matagorda County’s largest community health organizations. In… Read More

Saving Lives

Thank you to each person who donated blood during our MD Anderson blood drive on June 11! We received amazing support from the community. As many are aware, blood is currently in short supply and MD Anderson was grateful for the life giving donations. Due to the current precautionary requirements of COVID-19 all donors were… Read More

National Day of Action

Renewing Federal Funding for Community Health Centers Before any of us had heard of COVID-19, Health Centers were advocating for the long-term renewal of their federal grant funding, also known as the Community Health Center Fund. At the end of 2019, Congressional approval was delayed, and we were granted a short-term extension to give lawmakers… Read More