Central Texas Regional Advisory Council

Develop, implement and maintain the regional trauma, stroke, cardiac, perinatal, and emergency healthcare system for the 6 counties in Trauma Service Area - L (TSA-L).

The Central Texas Regional Advisory Council (CTRAC) is an organization comprised of local hospitals, EMS agencies, Fire Departments, County and City Offices of Emergency Management, and other health care providers that proudly serve the six counties located in Trauma Service Area L: Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills. The CTRAC was formed in order to provide the infrastructure and lea

Operating as usual


Established in 1948, World Health Day is observed as a global movement to improve the health and well-being of all people.

World Health Organization (WHO)


It doesn't take very long!

Warmer weather is on the way, and that means an increased risk of heatstroke for little ones. Never leave them in the car alone โ€“ not even for a minute.


Put it in your phone now in case you need it for yourself or to share with someone who might be struggling.

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Great information! So true.

Do not store cleaning products and food in the same cabinet. Children can confuse with food products. Do not leave household chemicals unattended; leave original labels on all products including medicines. Never refer to medication as candy.
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Thanks for sharing Hamilton EMS!

๐Ÿ“ฃ ๐—œ๐—” ๐— ๐—˜๐—— ๐—œ๐—ก-๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—–๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—•๐—”๐—–๐—ž! We have been impatiently waiting to announce the first in-person course of 2022!!!

We're kicking things off in ๐—Ÿ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ผ, ๐—ง๐—ซ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—น๐˜๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—˜๐— ๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿฒ-๐Ÿต, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ. You are not going to want to miss this 4-day exclusive in-person event.

Take an extra day and stay for the Hamilton EMS skills day on April 10th. They will be presenting ๐˜€๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ ๐—–๐—˜๐—จ๐˜€ and training on ventilator management, surgical airways, finger thoracostomy, and more!

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—™๐— ๐—ฃ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—น๐˜† ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฎ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—บ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—น๐˜†. โžก๏ธ https://hubs.ly/Q016BFGl0

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Itโ€™s Day 2 of Safer Sleep Awareness Week. Did you know that hundreds of Texas babies suddenly die in their sleep each year?

Learn how to give babies room to breathe in this GetParentingTips.com video:



This week is Safe Sleep Week. Even if you're not a parent, it's good to get this info out to your friends and families that might have a bundle of joy (or one on the way)!



Support moms and babies!

It is World Birth Defects Day. More than 8 million babies worldwide are born with a serious birth defect each year. Many birth defects can be prevented and treated.

People can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by managing health conditions and practicing healthy behaviors before and during pregnancy.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3hrjSdH


Our goal is to serve our community. We do this by working with our members and partners to maintain and improve the emergency healthcare system.


March 3rd is .

Many common causes of hearing loss can be prevented. Learn more about how to take care of your hearing: https://bit.ly/3tdIRX6.


Social media can be a whole lot of fun most days! And other times it feels more like a minefield. Your mental health can be negatively impacted by social media. Learn more from the National Alliance on Mental Illness at https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Kids-Teens-and-Young-Adults/Teens/Social-Media-and-Mental-Health

Take care of yourself!



Happy Texas Independence Day!


One of the best things you can do to look after your health is to get your annual physical. If you don't have a primary physician, it's a good time to look for one.


What's in your heart?

Just a reminder that we invite you to co-brand our content. Reach out if you need help or want to send us your logo to add to our outreach content!


We're hosting our first quarter committee meetings today. Big thanks to all the hospitals, EMS providers, first responders, and other stakeholders who take time from their day to work to elevate care in Central Texas.


Happy Presidents Day!


Ever been gifted an act of kindness? Remember that feeling?

Use today to pass that along. Whether it's money, words, or even just elevating and amplifying a voice of an individual or organization making a difference you can make a difference.

What are some other ways to demonstrate kindness?


The Vendor Performance Tracking System is maintained by the Texas Comptroller. CTRAC was recently notified of an A Rating.

An A Rating indicates that "a state agency...determine[d] that [CTRAC] significantly exceeded the requirements of the...contract to the state's benefit..".

We strive to perform above and beyond when serving our community!

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts


Thereโ€™s an athlete in all of us! Donโ€™t just watch the best, perform your best.

The evidence is clearโ€”physical activity:
๐Ÿ…Lowers risk of high blood pressure
๐Ÿ…Lowers risk of stroke
๐Ÿ…Improves mental health
๐Ÿ…Reduces arthritis symptoms
๐Ÿ…Prevents weight gain

Learn more about how physical activity builds a : https://bit.ly/31A4KAi


Happy Valentine's Day!

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DYK: 80% of civilian fire deaths occur at home. Today begins National Burn Awareness Week. Check out CSN'S Newsletter for proven prevention practices for use at home.

Another Texas freeze in forecast? Podcast has steps to protect your home. 02/03/2022

Another Texas freeze in forecast? Podcast has steps to protect your home.

Another Texas freeze in forecast? Podcast has steps to protect your home. Take these steps to protect your home before temperatures drop.


๐Ÿšจโ„๏ธ Winter weather is expected tomorrow and through the end of the week. Take the time now to review winter safety steps, information, recommendations and resources:
๐Ÿ“ฑCheck your area for local weather alerts: TexasReady.gov
๐Ÿ“ขFollow the recommendations of local authorities.
๐ŸŒจ๏ธTake winter weather safety steps: ready.gov/winter-weather
๐ŸงฅHow to safely stay warm: cdc.gov/disasters/winter/duringstorm
๐Ÿš—Texas road conditions: drivetexas.org
โšก๏ธPower outage safety: ready.gov/power-outages
โš ๏ธAvoid CO poisoning: cdc.gov/disasters/cofacts.html

๐Ÿšจโ„๏ธ Recordatorios de seguridad durante el invierno
El clima de invierno llegarรก pronto.
Para mรกs informaciรณn:
๐Ÿ“ขSigue las recomendaciones de las autoridades locales.
๐ŸŒจ๏ธAlertas e informaciรณn de seguridad sobre el clima en Texas: TexasReady.gov
๐Ÿงฅ Cรณmo mantenerse en calor de forma segura: https://bit.ly/3beP6RF
โšก๏ธCรณmo protegerse durante un apagรณn ready.gov/power-outages
๐Ÿš—Mapa de las condiciones de las calles y carreteras en Texas (en inglรฉs): drivetexas.org
โš ๏ธlos peligros del monรณxido de carbono: cdc.gov/disasters/cofacts.html



A reminder that our COVID-19 Service Sites are open this week. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. No appointments are needed at either site, so get tested and vaccinated today!

In addition, we plan to open next week as well, with the same hours at both sites, so we are posting this flyer now as an early notice.


Taking care of your heart is great for you and your loved ones. Imagine all the good a healthy heart can do!

American Heart Association


Being a strong advocate for yourself and others starts with being informed. Check out Lindsay's story.

Lindsay developed , which is a pregnancy-related complication. story about how being her own advocate may have saved her life.

Free N95 mask distribution starts this week at select North Texas pharmacies 01/27/2022

Free N95 mask distribution starts this week at select North Texas pharmacies

Free N95 mask distribution starts this week at select North Texas pharmacies Free N95 masks from the federal government have started rolling out, but the specifics of the distribution plans are still in the works for many parts of...

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Don't get caught off guard. Prepare early for cold weather.



It can happen anywhere. Know the signs and how to get help.



If you cut a toilet paper roll open, it can be used as a cuff over your wrapping paper roll to keep it together and organized.


The COVID-19 testing and vaccination site at Wilson Park will close early today, January 11 due to inclement weather.


Great opportunity to make a local impact!

Calling all statewide organizations, academic institutions, and community-based organizations helping Texas in its fight against COVID-19! Round 2 of the Texas Vaccine Outreach and Education Program is underway.

Grants of $50,000 to $1 million are available. Apply by Friday Jan 14. 2022 at https://bit.ly/3eOEnzo.

DSHS and Texas A&M University Health Science Center are awarding grants to organizations engaging in vaccine education and outreach in populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

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Wishing you a happy new year!

Stay safe!


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2180 N Main St
Belton, TX

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4pm
Tuesday 8am - 4pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 2pm
Sunday 3pm - 12am

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