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 bi-national 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, SUB-CHAPTER 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  

Contact Information:


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

John Simo Villarreal | Bi-national 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

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Reports:


Task Force of Border Health Officials Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

Meeting Date  Agenda Minutes
December 11, 2017 Agenda  Minutes 
February 7, 2018 Agenda
Minutes
April 13, 2018 Agenda  Minutes 
June 27-28, 2018 Agenda  Minutes 
September 5-6, 2018 Agenda  Minutes 
September 21, 2018
Agenda   
 
Last updated November 13, 2018