Network Of Hospitals, First Responders Prepare For Coronavirus Surge In Southwest Texas

The Regional Health Medical Operations Center coordinates response in a 22-county area, anchored in San Antonio.

By Bonnie PetrieMarch 24, 2020 9:30 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Federal and state governments have important roles when it comes to fighting COVID-19 in the United States, but the rubber really meets the road at the local level. 

In a 22 county region that includes San Antonio, that work is done by STRAC — the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council — a network of 35 hospitals and first responders. Eric Epley is STRAC’s Executive Director, and right now he’s running the show at the Regional Health Medical Operations Center — RHMOC.


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