Serving the Texas Coastal Bend

Coastal Bend Regional Health Awareness Board


  • Inform
  • Educate
  • Empower
  • Function as an independent committee to coordinate and enhance awareness of the various existing forums.
  • Ensure that opportunities exist for quality dialogue by citizens of the Coast Bend, with emphasis on Corpus Christi, Nueces County, and San Patricio County.
  • Serve as a clearing house to ensure that inquiries are addressed in the appropriate forum.
  • Serve as a quality control mechanism to ensure that effective performance, based on dialogue, is available.
  • Encourage standards for effective dialogue and work with various forms to encourage implementation of these standards.
  • Encourage information sharing between Board members and various forums on a regular basis.
  • Encourage forums to report  progress on key issues to Board members.



  • Address community issues
  • Increase awareness of current and future inquiries
  • Create dialog opportunities
  • Recruit new partners

Connecting people, governments, and industry on issues of health, safety, and the environment.

recent programs

  • Hillcrest Study
  • Birth Outcomes Study
  • South Texas Asthma
  • South Texas Colonias

Regional Health Awareness Board (RHAB)

The Board was established by an Inter-Local Agreement between the City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, and San Patricio County.  Our mission is to ensure that opportunities exist for quality dialogue by citizens of the Coastal Bend on the issues impacting health, safety, environment and life quality.

RHAB was established to accomplish the following:


Events around the Community