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Oct. 21: Healthy for the Holidays

September 20, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Our last contest, Healthy for the Holidays, begins Oct. 21! Log 30 days of 7,000 steps by Dec. 1 to complete the contest. Check your progress in the Rewards tab on the Sonic Boom portal.

How to use your Boomer Bucks

September 20, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Have you completed the first three Healthy County contests this year? Way to go! Keep on reading for instructions on how to redeem your Boomer Bucks for gift cards or merchandise in the Boomer Bucks Catalogue.*

Put good health where your mouth is

September 20, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Your mouth can reveal many things about your overall health and well-being. When trouble starts in your mouth, it could be a sign of trouble somewhere else in your body.

New Health Benefits Now Available

September 20, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Fix pain fast at Airrosti, Visit a doctor online for $10 with MDLIVE®, Get prescription discounts with Medicine Match. Read more about these new benefits available to members.

Oct. 21: Healthy for the Holidays

September 19, 2019|

Our last contest, Healthy for the Holidays, begins Oct. 21! Log 30 days of 7,000 steps by Dec. 1 to complete the contest. Check your progress in the Rewards tab on the Sonic Boom portal.

How to use your Boomer Bucks

September 19, 2019|

Have you completed the first three Healthy County contests this year? Way to go! Keep on reading for instructions on how to redeem your Boomer Bucks for gift cards or merchandise in the Boomer Bucks Catalogue.*

Put good health where your mouth is

September 19, 2019|

Your mouth can reveal many things about your overall health and well-being. When trouble starts in your mouth, it could be a sign of trouble somewhere else in your body.

2019 Healthy County Communication Materials

September 19, 2019|

Check out our new 2019 Healthy County communication materials linked below! Please email healthycounty@county.org to request copies of the communication materials be mailed to you.

New Health Benefits Now Available

September 19, 2019|

Airrosti is a safe and highly effective alternative to surgery, pain management, and long-term chiropractic or physical therapy treatment programs. Airrosti’s non-invasive treatment helps patients rapidly recover from injuries or nagging pain often within an average of 3.2 visits.

Rail Safety Week

September 13, 2019| TAC News

Rail Safety Week is Sept. 22-28. Get resources from Operation Lifesaver to help spread the word and save lives.

Human Resources Reminders for Natural Disaster Planning: Before, During and After

September 10, 2019| Risk Management News

This article covers some of the human resource (HR) plans, policies and considerations in preparation for a catastrophic natural event, which can affect county operations and its employees. 

Exciting Opportunities for TAC, Counties this Month

September 01, 2019| TAC News

September brings about my favorite time of the year — fall and football. This year, September is even more special! We begin the month with a Sept. 3 groundbreaking in downtown Austin on two new investment properties under development by the TAC Risk Management Pool.

It's Not Too Late: TAC's Legislative Conference is Sept. 4-6

August 30, 2019| Legislative News

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) 2019 Legislative Conference, Sept. 4-6 in Austin, will offer county officials and staff an overview of the 86th legislative session and identify issues the Legislature will likely deliberate on during the interim.

2019 Legislative Analysis Report

August 30, 2019| Legislative News

TAC has compiled the 2019 Legislative Analysis Report (LAR), which is a compilation of newly enacted legislation that will affect counties and county operations. The 2019 LAR identifies roughly 160 bills arranged by subject matter and contains a concise bill summary, valuable links, news clippings, effective date, and more.

Senate Bill 2 Resources

August 30, 2019| Legislative News

Senate Bill 2, the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019, by Sen. Bettencourt, was signed by the governor on June 12, 2019. However, most of the provisions of the bill will become effective over a staggered schedule starting in January 2020.

HB 1421 & SOS Election Advisory Opinion

August 30, 2019| Legislative News

On Aug. 5, 2019, the Secretary of State (SOS) issued Election Advisory Opinion No. 2019-12 to all county election officials and county judges providing additional requirements to HB 1421, authored by Rep. Cecelia Israel, (D-Austin), that becomes effective on Sept. 1, 2019.

Texas Water Development Board Seeks Input on State Flood Plan Rules

August 30, 2019| Legislative News

The 86th Legislature passed Senate Bill 7, SB 8, SB 500 and House Joint Resolution 4 directing the Texas Water Development Board to play a substantial role in developing the necessary flood planning and rules associated with financing flood mitigation efforts.

Counting Texans in 2020

August 30, 2019| Legislative News

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and Texas State Demographer Dr. Lloyd Potter recently announced a joint effort to develop and assist Census 2020 Complete Count Committees across the state.

TAC-CIRA Emails going to your Junk Mail

August 27, 2019| TAC CIRA News

We have gotten recent reports that some of TAC-CIRA’s email responses are not making it to your inboxes. We ask that you check your Junk Email to see if our responses are going to that folder. If so, please re-classify emails from us so that they go directly to your inbox.

Update on Aug. 16 Ransomware Attack

August 21, 2019| Risk Management News

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) aims to keep Association members informed in the aftermath of the Aug. 16 ransomware attack that targeted governmental entities and support those who have coverage with the TAC Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP).

September Naturally Slim Class Information

August 19, 2019|

Ever wonder how some people can eat whatever they want and not gain weight? Naturally Slim will show you how it’s done at no cost to you. Apply online Sept. 2 -13 to join the next Naturally Slim class that begins Sept. 30.

Keep Texas Active Ends Sept. 1!

August 19, 2019|

Keep Texas Active ends Sept. 1! Log 30 days of 7,000 steps by Sept. 1 to complete the contest. Check your progress in the Rewards tab on the Sonic Boom portal.

El Paso Shooting Response: FREE Behavioral Health Services Until 9/3/19

August 19, 2019|

MDLive is offering free access to non-emergency behavioral health services for those impacted by the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas until 9/3/19.

New Healthy County Communication Materials

August 19, 2019|

Check out our new 2019 Healthy County communication materials linked below! Please email healthycounty@county.org to request copies of the communication materials be mailed to you.

New Health Benefits Now Available

August 19, 2019|

Airrosti is a safe and highly effective alternative to surgery, pain management, and long-term chiropractic or physical therapy treatment programs. Airrosti’s non-invasive treatment helps patients rapidly recover from injuries or nagging pain often within an average of 3.2 visits.


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