May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
Microsoft Office Teams Live Event
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams only. Join the meeting here.
There is not a physical location for this meeting.
Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.
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Public Comment: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), together with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to border public health. Members of the public who would like to provide public comment are asked to complete a Public Comment form here.
Members of the public who would like to provide written public comment to DSHS may email OBPH@dshs.texas.gov no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Please include your name and either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen. Staff will not read written comments aloud during the meeting, but comments will be forwarded to State staff and Task Force members for their consideration. Comments should not include confidential information or protected health information.
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 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Members of the public may also use the Microsoft Teams Live Event Q&A section during the meeting 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. Do not include confidential information or protected health information in comments.
Public comment is limited to three minutes. Each speaker must state their name and either the organization they are representing or that they are speaking as a private citizen. Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible PDF format. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only) of documentation. Handouts must be emailed to DSHS immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting. Do not include confidential information or protected health information in handouts. Staff will not read handouts aloud during the meeting, but handouts will be provided to Task Force members and State staff. It is not permissible for public speakers to interject or ask questions to Task Force members during the rest of the meeting.
Note: These procedures may be revised at the discretion of HHSC.
Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to John Simo Villarreal at (737) 229-0778 or email@example.com.
This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this virtual meeting.
If you have a disability and require assistance to attend this virtual meeting, please contact John Simo Villarreal at (737) 229-0778, firstname.lastname@example.org 72 hours prior to the meeting so appropriate arrangements may be made.