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COVID-19 Hospital Admissions On The Rise As The Christmas Holiday Approaches
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster
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AARP and Toyota are teaming up to serve the Houston area with a new kind of COVID-19 vaccine outreach—a Toyota Sienna minivan.
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Health experts from the Texas Department of State Health Services discussed COVID-19 vaccines and booster distribution plans during a tele-town hall.
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AARP Texas recently hosted an online conversation with Beth Osborne, director of Transportation for America.
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Among new Texas laws taking effect Sept. 1 are numerous measures that enjoyed AARP Texas backing.
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Though rising COVID-19 vaccination rates have spurred some communities to reopen, many older adults continue to suffer from social isolation resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
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AARP Texas calls on Gov. Greg Abbott to develop a comprehensive state plan for COVID-19 booster shots that relies on best practices.
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More than 1.3 million Texans ages 50-64 may qualify for premium tax credits and in some cases pay as little as zero on their premiums or save up to thousands per year through a special enrollment in the Affordable Care Act.
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As the 2021 Texas legislative session nears its finish, AARP Texas applauds state lawmakers who championed meaningful bills that seek to increase consumer protection, improve healthcare and promote financial resilience.
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Until Aug. 15, those who have no health insurance can sign up for free or low-cost health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (the ACA).
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