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2/16/2015

 

Director Thompson speaks to Austin American-Statesman on SB 538

Director Thompson was in Austin at the Capitol this week visiting lawmakers to discuss proposed legislation for state officials to quarantine individuals at risk of contracting or spreading a serious disease. Director Thompson expressed support of the bill, but voiced concern that local health officials should be granted quarantine authority as well.

Click here to read the Austin American-Statesman article.

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please email Director Zachary Thompson at: zachary.thompson@dallascounty.org

Zachary S. Thompson
Director
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

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