Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council Meeting Agenda

October 5, 2023 - 10:00 am

Texas Department of State Health Services, Moreton Building, Room M-100
1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas
United States

Location: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Moreton Building, Room M-100, Austin, Texas 78756

To join from your telephone:
Call number: (512) 580-4366
Access Code: 586 132 254#

To join from your computer using Microsoft Teams: 
282 850 978 117 
Passcode: LgsH2m

This meeting will be webcast. Members of the public may attend the meeting in person at the address above or access a live stream of the meeting at https://texashhsmeetings.org/HHSWebcast. Select the tab for the Moreton M-100 Live on the date and time for this meeting. Please e-mail Webcasting@hhsc.state.tx.us if you have any problems with the webcasting function.

  1. Presiding member’s welcome and introductions.
  2. Establish a quorum – roll call and possible action to approve excused absences.
  3. Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC) discussion and possible action to approve June 8, 2023, Meeting Minutes.
  4. Presentation by Kelly Schultz and Claire Jamison, from the Department of Health and Human Services Substance Use Programs Planning and Policy, on the efforts to prevent substance abuse.
  5. SHCC agency representatives’ reports.
    1. Texas Health and Human Services Commission
    2. Texas Department of State Health Services
    3. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  6. Update on SHCC representation on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission E-Health Advisory Committee
  7. Health Professions Resource Center and SHCC coordinator’s report
  8. Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies report
  9. Presentation on the State Health Plan update – topics, proposed outline, timeline.
    1. Possible action to create subcommittees for the State Health Plan update.
  10. Administrative items and next steps
    1. Tentative SHCC meeting dates: February 29, 2024 and June 6, 2024.
  11. Public comment and adjourn

Note: The SHCC may act upon any agenda item.

For Additional Information Contact: Lissette Curry at 512-696-3881 or SHCC@dshs.texas.gov, Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756.

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

This meeting will also be conducted via videoconference call in accordance with the requirements of Section 551.127, Texas Government Code. The member of the Council presiding over the meeting will be physically present at the location specified above.

Persons with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Lissette Curry, at 512-696-3881 or SHCC@dshs.texas.gov at least 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements may be made.

Please note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing the Health and Human Services Commission, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the Health and the Human Services Commission is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551. In addition, please note that the written communication required by Texas Penal Code Section 46.15(o), prohibiting firearms and other weapons prohibited under Section 46.03, will be posted at the entrances to this governmental meeting.