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2012
Federal
Legislative
Agenda
 

Solution

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.

 

Progress

Border Health Security Bill was introduced.

Target Agencies

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

Contact

Dr. Hector Gonzalez
Health Department Director

2600 Cedar Avenue
Laredo, Texas 78040

Phone: (956) 795-4900
Fax: (956) 726-2632

Email: hgonzalez@ci.laredo.tx.us

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