Central Health Spotlight

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Learn the early warning signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer with Central Health’s Rebecca Moore, NP.


What is Central Health?

Central Health, Travis County’s hospital district, is building a comprehensive, high-functioning healthcare system for residents with low income who need it most. The district’s Healthcare Equity Plan, adopted in early 2022, is guiding up to $700 million in investments to close the gaps that persist throughout the safety-net healthcare system – in primary care, specialty care, dental and behavioral health, hospital-based care, and post-acute transitions of care.

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The Medical Access Program (MAP)

The Medical Access Program (MAP) is a local program provided by Central Health that covers primary care, prescriptions, specialty care, and hospital care. MAP helps people get the healthcare they need.

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Recent News

Central Health worker explaining MAP

A Medical Home, Even on the Street

Central Health grows and stretches out to address homelessness Central Health, Travis County’s hospital district, is making healthcare better for all in this community, especially those who need it most. That includes thousands of residents who lack safe and stable housing, a crisis that’s vexed local leaders and stretched social…

Thriving Together: Two Decades of Transforming Healthcare in Travis County

On May 15, 2004, Travis County voters made a commitment to care for the health and well-being of everyone in our community, regardless of income. As Central Health marks its 20th anniversary, we are showing why and how those voters made the right choice. Our work ensures that healthcare is…

Title card for Black History Month Good Bites

Goodbites: Black History Month

Celebrating Black/African American History through food - Greens with smoked turkey instead of pork and a healthy homemade corn bread. February is Black History Month and Heart Month. Did you know that black Americans have a higher prevalence of stroke? To lower your risk of stoke, it is important to…