In this week's article I would like to discuss the coronavirus (COVID-19). To be prepared, our office has been in constant contact with local, state, and federal officials.
Last week, Texas legislators coordinated with Governor Abbott, Dr. John Hellerstedt, Commissioner of the State Health Services, Chief Nim Kidd, Chief of the Texas Division of Emergency Management, and Mike Morath, Commissioner of Education. Governor Abbott has assured us that Texas is prepared to deal with the virus. The state agencies are collaborating with each other and work closely with local officials to respond to current outbreaks.
I would like to remind the Coastal Bend we must work together to combat the virus. I will continue to encourage everyone to take these precautionary steps to prevent the spread of the virus. These actions include:
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