At the South Texas Health System Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

not all stroke centers are created equally

Not All Stroke Centers are Created Equally

September 2, 2020

When it comes to experiencing a possible stroke, minutes matter. And when it comes to stroke care, 42-year-old Alfredo Sanchez will tell you, going to the right place matters.

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from a troublesome pregnancy to a flawless delivery

From a Troublesome Pregnancy To a Flawless Delivery

August 25, 2020

Just 14 weeks into her pregnancy, Sonia Montemayor was experiencing excessive bleeding. She turned to the doctors at South Texas Health System Clinics for help.

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Where to Find Certified Stroke Care, Close to Home

May 21, 2020

South Texas Health System McAllen was recently designated as the Upper Valley’s first and only DNV-GL Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.

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How to Donate Plasma to Help Others

May 19, 2020

In the midst of treating COVID-19 patients, surgeon Luis Reyes contracted the virus. Now back at work, he is helping others by donating his plasma.

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A Miraculous Recovery

May 17, 2020

The first critically ill COVID-19 patient was recently released from South Texas Health System McAllen after being hospitalized for 21 days.

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Honoring Our #HealthcareHeroes

May 15, 2020

Light-up events show appreciation for frontline workers. There’s amazing unity between hospital staff, first responders and patients to beat the virus. Just watch!

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Thanks for Your Support

May 14, 2020

See a list of the organizations who have supported South Texas Health System since the COVID-19 outbreak began.

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