Task Force of Border Health Officials

Vision

A Healthy and Equitable Border Community

Mission

To identify and raise awareness of health issues impacting border communities and establish policy priorities to enhance border public health, creating a healthy binational community.

General Duties of the Task Force

The task force shall make recommendations to the commissioner for short-term and long-term border health improvement plans. The short-term plan shall identify health objectives proposed to be accomplished before the fourth anniversary of the date the plan is adopted. The long-term plan shall identify health objectives proposed to be accomplished before the ninth anniversary of the date the plan is adopted. 
(From: S.B.1680 Chapter 120, SUBCHAPTER C., Section 120.101. SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM PLANS.) 

For the complete text of the enabling legislation for the Task Force, please see:
SB 1680 Chapter 120 Task Force of Border Health Officials  (PDF, 151 kb)

Contact Information:


For more information about participating at Public Health Funding & Policy Task Force meetings, contact:

John Simo Villarreal | Binational Coordinator
Texas Department of State Health Services
Office of Border Public Health, MC 1962
1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX  78756
512-776-7436 | 512-776-7262 fax

Email:  Feedback.OBH@dshs.texas.gov

Links:


Task Force of Border Health Officials Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

Meeting Date  Agenda Minutes
December 11, 2017  Agenda  (PDF, 220 kb) Minutes  (PDF, 450 kb)  
February 7, 2018 Agenda  (PDF, 232 kb)
Minutes  (PDF, 434 kb)
April 13, 2018  Agenda  (PDF, 282 kb) Minutes  (PDF, 456 kb)
June 27-28, 2018  Agenda  (PDF, 132 kb) Minutes  (PDF, 693 kb)
September 5, 2018 Agenda  (PDF, 205 kb)  
September 6, 2018 Agenda  (PDF, 209 kb)  
September 21, 2018Agenda  (PDF, 221 kb) 
Last updated September 18, 2018