Governor’s EMS and Injury Advisory Council (GETAC) – Agenda of the Injury Prevention and Public Education Committee
July 30, 2021 – 9:00 a.m.
There is no physical location for this meeting
Due to the health precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will take place virtually using Zoom Meeting.
Access the online meeting here.
Meeting number: 817 0554 7738
Access code: 889977
Call to order
Reading of GETAC’s vision and mission statements
A unified, comprehensive and efficient emergency health system
Promote, develop and advance a responsible and patient-centered trauma and emergency care system.
Review and approval of January and May 2021 minutes
Comments from the president of GETAC
Updating EMS / Trauma systems
DSHS Office of Injury Prevention Update
Discussion and possible action on the following points:
- Child Passenger Safety Program Position Statement
- Update on Meeting with EMS Education, EMS Medical Directors and EMS Committees to Address Disability and Death in EMS Workers
- Open discussion on injury and violence during COVID-19 and reinventing prevention after COVID
- Potential initiatives, programs and research that could improve injury prevention and public education efforts in Texas
General public comment
(Commentary time may be limited at the discretion of the chair)
Summary of actions for the GETAC meeting report
Review and list the agenda items for the next meeting
Next meeting dates
Public comment: The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) welcomes comments from the public regarding topics related to emergency health care. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by providing written public comments to DSHS by emailing [email protected] no later than 5:00 p.m. July 27, 2021. Please include your name and that of the organization. you represent or speak as a private citizen. Written comments are limited to three minutes and will be read during the meeting for consideration by the Board. The application must contain your name, the name of the organization you represent or speak of as a private citizen, and your direct telephone number.
Public comments are limited to three minutes. Speakers should indicate their name, affiliation and on whose behalf they are speaking. Members of the public using materials are requested to provide an electronic copy in accessible pdf format to be distributed by DSHS staff to Council members, government staff and for public distribution. Documents are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5 “by 11”, single side) of documentation. Documents should be emailed to DSHS no later than 5:00 p.m. July 27, 2021, and include the name of the person who will be commenting.
Note: These procedures may be revised at the discretion of the DSHS.
Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Robert Friedrich, DSHS, 512-484-8113, or [email protected]
Persons with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require aids or ancillary services should contact Robert Friedrich at 512-484-8113 or [email protected] at least 72 hours before the meeting so that arrangements can be made. appropriate measures can be taken.