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Show You Care by Giving Blood this Thursday
Having worked with the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center here in Victoria quite a bit over the years, we know how important it is to give blood. The need for this precious fluid is ongoing, but sometimes it's difficult to see how it affects people we know, our friends and neighbors.
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City of Victoria to Start Water Disinfection Process on Sunday
Victoria residents need to be aware that the city will be switching the public water system to a free chlorine process for a month which may affect dialysis patients and other residents.
This Sunday (April 1st), the city will switch to the process, which is expected to improve water quality in the ci…
What Texas Cities are the Fattest?
In this world of fast food and instant gratification, it's easy to blow your diet and put on a few extra pounds. Take it from me, I never met a midnight snack I didn't like. How fat are Texans in general?
According to the financial website WalletHub, not that bad compared to the rest of the…
Healthy Families Expo Set for Saturday
Putting families in touch with resources to help stay healthy is the motivation behind the Healthy Families, Healthy Communities Expo which happens Saturday, June 11th from 9am to 1pm at Liberty Academy.
Texas A&M's Agrilife Extension and Health Science Center has teamed up with Healthy South Tex…
Does Texas Have a Big Drug Problem? Maybe Not So Much
We hear about drug busts and drug problems on the news all the time but when it comes down to it, Texas fares pretty well compared to other states. According to the personal finance website WalletHub, the States with the Biggest Drug Problems in 2017 compared the 50 states and the District of Columb…
Drug Take Back Program a Big Success
Each year, the Victoria County Sheriff's Office teams up with the Drug Enforcement Administration and Victoria Environmental Services to offer a safe, anonymous way to dispose of old, unused expired prescription and over the counter meds that might otherwise end up contaminating the water suppl…
Victoria Water Goes Back to Chloramines Purification Process
If your city water seems any different beginning next week, it's probably because the City of Victoria is returning their water purification process back to Chloramines this Sunday.
Once each year, the city uses a free chlorine purification process for about a month to treat water at the treatment pl…

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