Task Force of Border Health Officials

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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 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:    OBPH@dshs.texas.gov


Links:


Reports:


Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

Meeting Date 

Agenda

Minutes

 Presentations

May 20, 2021

Agenda

 

 

February 18, 2021

Agenda
(Cancelled)

 

Cancelled due to inclement weather.

December 10, 2020

Agenda 

Minutes

 

November 18, 2020

Agenda 

Minutes

 

October 30, 2020

Agenda

Minutes

 

October 15, 2020

Agenda

Minutes

 

February 20, 2020

Agenda

Minutes

 

December 13, 2019

Agenda

Minutes

Mosquito Surveillance

September 13, 2019

Agenda

Minutes 

Expansion of Border Infectious Disease Surveillance (BIDS)
Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Center
Operation Loan Star (OLS)

June 7, 2019

Agenda

Minutes

 

March 8, 2019

Agenda

Minutes

 

December 7, 2018 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 

September 21, 2018

Agenda 

Minutes

 

September 5-6, 2018

Agenda 

Minutes 

 

June 27-28, 2018

Agenda 

Minutes 

 

April 13, 2018

Agenda 

Minutes 

 

February 7, 2018

Agenda

Minutes

 

December 11, 2017

Agenda 

Minutes 

 

Last updated June 24, 2021