June 23, 2021 - 3:00pm
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.
Closed captioning for this meeting is available. Viewers are asked to highlight the closed captioning symbol "cc" on the bottom of their viewing screen to enable this function.
Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.
- Welcome, roll call
- Consideration of Meeting minutes from meeting on June 16, 2021, for approval
- Finalize proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Work Plan
- Consideration of bylaws for adoption
- Public comment
- Review of action items and agenda items for future meeting
- 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 http://texashhsmeetings.org/SPHAC_PCReg_June232021
Members of the public who would like to provide written public comment to HHSC may email April.Brantley@dshs.texas.gov no later than 5:00 p.m., June 21, 2021. Please include your name and 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 Committee 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., June 21, 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. 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. 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 Committee members and State staff. It is not permissible for public speakers to interject or ask questions to Committee members during the rest of the meeting.
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 Brantley at 512-599-7316 or April.Brantley@dshs.texas.gov at least 72 hours before the meeting so arrangements can be made.