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For all media inquiries please contact us at:

Seth Christensen
Chief of Media and Communications

Main Number: (512) 217-8159


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13 minutes ago
TDEM continues working to provide @fema all damage data submitted to us by Texans who were impacted by #winterstorm2021.

We will continue to re-request federal assistance.

If you suffered damages, use this chart to determine which steps you should take next👇
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1 day ago
#COVID19 Testing continues across the State of Texas.🦠🧪

Today there are over 2,800 locations to find a #COVID19 test.👇

📲Find a testing site near you by visiting this interactive map:
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2 days ago
As the Spring Storm Season approaches, here are some helpful #FloodSafety Facts from our partners @ReadyHarris. ☔️

@TxDOT #TurnAroundDontDrown
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Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management @ReadyHarris
DID YOU KNOW| Just 6 inches of moving water can knock a person down and 2 ft of water can sweep a vehicle away. Whether you are walking or driving, stay clear of floodwater! #FloodSafety
3 days ago
The Washington County Vaccine Sub-Hub serves as a training ground for @TxMilitary Mobile #COVID19 Vaccination Teams. Thanks to all of the partners who make this site in Brenham, Texas a model mass vaccination site for the State of Texas.

6 days ago
Happy Texas Independence Day!

We are proud to serve the Great State of Texas.

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6 days ago
. @GovAbbott and TDEM have re-requested @FEMA Assistance for an additional 32 counties impacted by #TexasWinterStorm2021.

Texans that experienced damage from the storm are encouraged to report their damages to

We will continue to share this data w/ @FEMA.
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