Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 777.013
Cooperation and Coordination with the Department of State Health Services


(a)

The Department of State Health Services, on request of the Commission on State Emergency Communications, shall provide epidemiological support to the regional poison control centers under this chapter to:

(1)

maximize the use of data collected by the poison control network;

(2)

assist the regional poison control centers with quality control and quality assurance;

(3)

assist with research; and

(4)

coordinate poison control activities with other public health activities.

(b)

Each regional poison control center shall provide the Department of State Health Services with access to all data and information collected by the regional poison control center for public health activities and epidemiological and toxicological investigations.

(c)

The Commission on State Emergency Communications and the Department of State Health Services shall enter into a memorandum of understanding that delineates the responsibilities of each agency under this section and amend the memorandum of understanding as necessary to reflect the changes in those responsibilities.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 347 (H.B. 1093), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 777.013 — Cooperation and Coordination with the Department of State Health Services, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­777.­htm#777.­013 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 777.013’s source at texas​.gov