Declaration of Public Health Disaster

I, John W. Hellerstedt, M.D., Commissioner of the Department of State Health Services, do hereby certify that the introduction and spread of the communicable disease known as COVID-19 in the State of Texas has created an immediate threat, poses a high risk of death to a large number of people and creates a substantial risk of public exposure because of the disease‚Äôs method of transmission and evidence that there is community spread in Texas. THEREFORE, in accordance with the authority veRead More…