Family & Community Health


Welcome to Family & Community Health

by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

in Hidalgo County

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Next Class starting October 4, 2021! Registration will open on September 20, 2021!


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   monthly newsletter. 

Click Hidalgo County FCH Annual Report 2020 to view our

Family & Community Health Annual Report!

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Andrea Valdez, M.P.H.

County Extension Agent-Family & Community Health
Hidalgo County Administrator

    Ms. Valdez has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in biology from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas and a Master’s of Public Health degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.  Ms. Valdez assists in the 4-H Food Show, 4-H Fashion Show, and other 4-H contests. Ms. Valdez serves as the County Administrator and  is responsible for the relationship between AgriLife Extension and Hidalgo County government. She also coordinates the activities of the Leadership Advisory Board, provides training for Administrative Assistants, and provides interpretation of Hidalgo County Extension programs to stakeholders.

Contact Andrea Valdez at 956-383-1026 or





Outreach Programs:

Click here for Community Outreach 4-H Programs

Click here for FCS Outreach Programs



Video Archive:

Watch Andrea make healthy snacks on the City of Edinburg’s TV Channel!

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