August 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

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Meeting Site:
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.

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 wish to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.

  1. Call to order, welcome, introductions, roll call, and opening remarks
  2. Consideration of May 14, 2021, meeting minutes
  3. Chronic Care Workgroup and Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Conference Report
  4. Agency Representative Reports
    1. Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
    2. Health and Human Services Commission
    3. Texas Workforce Commission
  5. Liaison Reports
    1. Texas Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Partnership
    2. Office of Acquired Brain Injury
    3. Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council
    4. American Stroke Association/American Heart Association
  6. Review proposed meeting dates for 2022
  7. Discussion and action on agenda items presented and request topics for future meetings
  8. Public comment
  9. Adjourn

Public Comment: The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Council. 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 Melissa.Lamberton@dshs.texas.gov no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 11, 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 council 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 must be completed no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 11, 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). 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 Council members and State staff. It is not permissible for public speakers to interject or ask questions to Council members during the rest of the meeting.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Melissa Lamberton, Melissa.Lamberton@dshs.texas.gov.

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

Persons who wish to attend the meeting and require assistive technology or services should contact Melissa Lamberton, Melissa.Lamberton@dshs.texas.gov , at least 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements may be made.