Current, new and emerging public health challenges requires adequate surveillance, technical expertise for detection, treatment and testing such as through Early Warning and Infectious Disease Surveillance (EWIDS), Public Health Emergency Response and laboratory testing. Funding and resources should be based on need, contingency services and response not on population formulas, direct funding is urgently warranted.
Border Health Security Bill was introduced.
Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Office of Global Health
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Department of Homeland Security
Dr. Hector Gonzalez
Health Department Director
2600 Cedar Avenue
Laredo, Texas 78040
Phone: (956) 795-4900
Fax: (956) 726-2632