Media Inquiries

For all media inquiries please contact us at:

Seth Christensen
Chief of Media and Communications

Main Number: (512) 217-8159


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18 hours ago
In support of @LakeJacksonTX residents, TDEM has established a water point of distribution at the Lake Jackson Recreation Center.

Residents may pick up a case of water to meet their needs between 8 am - 7 pm daily.

@GovAbbott @TXMilitary @AllHazardsTFS
2 days ago
Looking for a #COVID19 test in Texas?

There are over 1,980 test sites across our state today.

To find a #COVID19 testing location near you visit our interactive map at:
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4 days ago
Texas is sending @TAMUVET1 and @txextension to assist our friends battling wildfires in California.

@TAMUVET1 is the nation’s largest and most sophisticated veterinary emergency response team.

This team’s great work serves as a model for the nation. 🇺🇸

@tamusystem @fema
6 days ago
7,000 #Texans holding Group Flood Insurance Policies (GFIP) must switch to standard flood insurance policies by Oct. 24, 2020 to ensure continuous coverage for any future #flood events.

👉Are you one of them?
◼️ Visit
◼️ NFIP Call Center: 1-800-427-4661
6 days ago
Looking for a #COVID19 test in Texas?🧪🦠

There are over 1,950 testing locations across the state today.

📍Find a site near you by visiting📍
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1 week ago
Areas of Southeast Texas have seen 10+ inches of rain in the last 48 hours from #TropicalStormBeta. This slow moving storm will continue to soak much of Southeast Texas.

🚨Remember - Never drive through flooded roadways!🚨
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