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Governor Abbott Expands Capacity For Certain Services In Texas, Announces Guidance For Nursing Home, Long-Term Care Visitations
Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to provide an update on the state's ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19.
Governor Greg Abbott issued the following statement congratulating Justice Amy Coney Barrett on her confirmation to the United States Supreme Court:
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) activated additional resources to help combat COVID-19 in the El Paso region.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management is establishing an alternate care site in El Paso to expand hospital capacity in the region. The facility will provide El Paso with additional hospital beds, medical equipment, and medical personnel to assist with the region's COVID-19 response.
Governor Abbott Requests To Use William Beaumont Army Medical Center For Non-COVID Patients in El Paso
Governor Greg Abbott today held a call with Dr. Robert Kadlec, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), to discuss hospital capacity needs in the City of El Paso. A readout of the call can be found below:
The fulfillment center is the largest capital investment in the City of Waco and is expected to create more than 1,000 jobs.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) are surging additional medical personnel and equipment to the El Paso region to assist with the community's COVID-19 response.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has secured 2.8 million doses of flu vaccine for the Texas Vaccines for Children Program and the new Adult Influenza Vaccine Initiative.