July 7, 2020 - 5:30pm



Location:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted online virtually using Microsoft Teams only. There is not a physical location for this meeting. Join the meeting here.

Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.

  1. Welcome, Roll call
  2. Finalize Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Work Plan
  3. Public comment
  4. Review of action items and agenda items for future meeting
  5. Adjourn and thank you

Public Comment: The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to the State Preventive Health Advisory Committee. Members of the public who would to provide public comment are asked to complete a Public Comment Form here. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by providing written public comment to DSHS by emailing April.Brantley@dshs.texas.gov no later than 5:00 pm Friday, July 3, 2020. Please include your name and the organization you are representing, or state if you are speaking as a private citizen. Written comments are limited to three minutes and will be read during the meeting for consideration by the Council.

If you would like to register to provide oral comments, please mark the correct box on the Public Comment form.  Instructions for providing oral comment will be emailed to you.  Registration should be completed no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, July 3, 2020. Members of the public may also use the Microsoft Teams Live Event Q&A section to submit a request to provide public comment.  The request must contain your name and either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen, and your direct phone number.

Public comment is limited to three minutes.  Speakers must state their name and on whose behalf they are speaking. Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible pdf format that will be distributed by DSHS staff to Council members, State staff and for public distribution. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only) of documentation. Handouts must be emailed to HHSC immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to April Brantley, Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Coordinator at 512-599-7316 or April.Brantley@dshs.texas.gov

This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require assistive technology or services should contact April Brantley at 512-599-7316 or April.Brantley@dshs.texas.gov at least 72 hours before the meeting so arrangements can be made.