TMA President E. Linda Villarreal, MD, - from Hidalgo County - engages in thoughtful dialogue with the House Public Health Committee on Oct. 5, 2021, about the committee’s interim charge regarding health care access along the Texas-Mexico border. Dr. V eloquently made an impassioned case to improve outreach and education for patients, noting that social determinants of health account for nearly 80% of a person’s overall health.
Under Texas law, physicians treating COVID-19 patients in a volunteer capacity have potential defenses against lawsuits that might arise from that care.
As more reports come in on the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, TMA has convened a task force of public health experts to help Texas physicians prepare for the next phase. We’ve started by compiling all the news and information you need right now on our online resource center. Bookmark that page as we will update it continually.
COVID-19 Resource Center
Who We Are
Border Health Commission Website
TMA/Border Health Caucus COVID-19 Tele-Town Meeting
The 2020 Border Health Virtual Conference
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