Sickle Cell Task Force

House Bill 3405, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, directs the Executive Commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to establish and maintain a task force to raise awareness of sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait. The purpose of the Sickle Cell Task Force is to study and advise the department on implementing the recommendations made in the 2018 Sickle Cell Advisory Committee Report published by the Sickle Cell Advisory Committee or any other report the executive commissioner determines is appropriate.

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Next Public Meetings

Date:  February 24, 2023
Time:  12:00 p.m.
Location:  Robert D. Moreton Building - M-100, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756

Date:  May 12, 2023
Time:  12:00 p.m.
Location:  Robert D. Moreton Building - M-100, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756

Future meeting dates and related information are subject to change.


Past Meetings

All recorded webcasts

December 1, 2022 Agenda   Webcast Recording 2022 Legislative Report
August 19, 2022 Agenda   Webcast Recording Syndromic Surveillance Report
May 27, 2022 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording  
April 1, 2022  Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording  2021 Legislative Report 
November 10, 2021  Agenda  Approved Minutes  Webcast Recording   
August 20, 2021 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording Syndromic Surveillance Report
June 10, 2021 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording  
April 8, 2021 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording  
November 20, 2020 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording  
August 31, 2020 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording  
June 12, 2020 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording  
February 27, 2020 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording  
November 26, 2019 Agenda Approved Minutes  

2018 Sickle Cell Advisory Committee Final Report,
House Bill 3405
Health and Safety Code Chapter 52


 

Learn More About the Committee and Activities

NewbornAdvisory@dshs.texas.gov
(512) 776-3386


 

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