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DSHS Plans Community Health Assessment of Lampasas County

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News Release
February 3, 2011

The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Lampasas County Health and Wellness Partnership will begin assessing community health in Lampasas County Feb. 7.

The Lampasas County Community Health Assessment will focus on prevention and treatment services for physical health, mental health and substance abuse.

Participants can complete an anonymous survey in English or Spanish online at www.dshs.state.tx.us/lampasas through Feb. 21 or may attend one of four community meetings. The meetings will provide an opportunity for individuals to discuss the health needs of Lampasas County.

Community meetings will be held as follows:

  • Feb. 7, Lampasas, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Lampasas County Courthouse, 501 E. Fourth St.
  • Feb. 7, Lometa, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Lometa ISD Cafeteria, 100 N. Eighth St.
  • Feb. 8, Kempner, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Kempner Fire Department, 315 Pecan St.
  • Feb. 8, Adamsville, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Adamsville Community Center, 174 CR 3740

A report highlighting results of the assessment will be available in April.

If you or someone you know needs language translation/interpretation services or special accommodations to attend a community meeting, please contact Terri Kemp at (254) 771-6741 or terri.kemp@dshs.state.tx.us at least 72 hours before the meeting.

To learn more about the Lampasas County Community Health Assessment, please go to www.dshs.state.tx.us/lampasas.

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(News Media Contact: Christine Mann, DSHS Assistant Press Officer at 512-458-7511)

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Last updated December 27, 2013