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Free Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinics Running For 2 More Days - Mornings and Afternoons

Sponsored by the Williamson County and Cities Health Clinic at 211 Commerce Blvd., Round Rock

  • 6 November 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Tuesday, November 10, 2020 -- 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and  2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 -- 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

WCCHD will be offering free drive-thru flu shots to any Williamson County resident aged six months and older. Participants must pre-register online at www.wcchd.org before arriving at the drive-thru site located at 211 Commerce Blvd. in Round Rock. 

Workforce Solutions To Hold Largest Hiring Event Virtually For Central Texas Veterans

Ninth Annual Hiring Red, White & You!

  • 3 November 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Graphic of The Hiring Red, White & You Flyer.

Register for EMS Classes in November

Information provided by the Wilco Public Information Office

  • 3 November 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Williamson County EMS will be offering in-person classes November 10 and 21.

To get the time, date, cost if applicable, and to register for any of the classes, use the following link:

http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/classConnector.jsp?pid=ahaecc.classconnector.home

Enter Georgetown, TX for the location, then enter the class date for both start and ending time. Scroll to the desired Williamson County EMS class. Click the details button followed by the reserve button. Submit the completed form to complete the registration process.  For more information or to personally sign up for the above classes, please contact Stacee Henrichs at [email protected] or 512-943-3736.

National Take-Back Day Sponsored by LifeSteps Coalition Results

Many Wilco residents took advantage this event and turned in their expired and unused meds to area locations on Oct. 24, as publicized in earlier flyer below.

  • 28 October 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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On National Take Back Day, LifeSteps Council on Alcohol and Drugs collected 3,412 lb of medications in Williamson County:

Sun City – 830 lbs

Sheriff’s Office – 845 lbs

Round Rock PD – 900 lbs

Leander PD – 354 lbs

Cedar Park PD – 483 lbs

The medications collected will be destroyed. 

Commissioner Cook Presents Proclamation Declaring October Substance Use Prevention Month

Commissioner Cook worked with LifeSteps Council on Alcohol and Drugs on this Proclamation, which the Wilco Commissioners Court voted for unanimously.

  • 27 October 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Members of the Williamson County Commissioners Court stand behind LifeSteps Coalition members in the Historic Williamson County Courthouse. Pictured lf to rt: Shannon Martin, DEA Diversion Investigator; Gina Giachetti, DEA Special Agent; Kelly McCaffrey, LifeSteps Executive Director; Rosana Sielaff, LifeSteps Prevention Program Director; and Chief Audrey Foushee, Texas Joint Counterdrug Task Force..PROCLAMATION read by Commissioner Cook on Oct. 27, 2020

WHEREAS, October is Substance Use Prevention Month, promoting prevention efforts and demonstrating commitment to healthy and drug-free lifestyles; and  

WHEREAS, According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health in 2019, 20.4 million people aged 12 and older had a substance use disorder the previous year, and from those, only 2.5% received any substance abuse treatment; and  

WHEREAS, the 2019 Williamson County Community Health Assessment reported that 22.2% of adults in Williamson County reported excessive drinking compared with 18% nationwide, which indicates that substance use disorders should be a primary concern county-wide; and

WHEREAS, Research shows that drug addiction is preventable and treatable. According to Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, for each dollar invested in an evidence-based prevention program, there can be a reduced cost between $2 and $20 in treatment and other health related expenses; and 

WHEREAS, Since 1978, LifeSteps has been working in Williamson County to improve our community’s health, safety, and well-being by preventing substance use disorders and supporting long-term recovery; and 

WHEREAS, LifeSteps Substance Use Prevention Coalition knows that prevention goes beyond “Just Say No” slogans and knowledge of the negative effects of drugs; they work to engage, inform and empower the community to prevent substance use and remove or minimize risk conditions by changing social norms, and investing in wellness and in the community where you live, work, and play; and 

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