Texas’ Zika Preparedness And Response Plan

texas-zikaAustin, TX | July 27, 2016
Governor Abbott Receives Briefing From DSHS Commissioner Hellerstedt On Texas’ Zika Preparedness And Response Plan

Governor Greg Abbott today met with Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Commissioner John Hellerstedt to receive an update on Texas’ Zika Preparedness and Response Plan and discuss the next steps in combatting the virus. During the meeting, Governor Abbott was briefed on the Response Plan, DSHS’ coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response’s involvement in the State’s efforts.

“The State of Texas is continuing to work with both local and federal partners to implement our Zika Response Plan,” said Governor Abbott.  Read More…