The role of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer is to provide support, clinical expertise, and policy recommendations to departmental DICOs. In accordance with state statute, individual departments have their own Designated Infection Control Officers (DICOs). Additionally, OCMO facilitates communications between departments when multiple agencies are involved in an exposure, tracks exposure trends, consults on complex exposure events, and serves as a liaison with outside organizations and medical facilities.
Departmental DICO Contacts
AFD Safety (512) 981-2712
APD Risk Management (512) 974-5481
ATCEMS Safety (512) 460-7028
The primary OCMO infection control contact is Clinical Service Line Coordinator Brett Meyer (512) 978-0016, the backup is the Clinical Practice & Standards Coordinator. On-line Medical Control should be contacted for patient care questions related to exposure.
- Re-Emphasizing Respiratory Precautions for Pre-hospital Providers 01.21.2020
- AFD Sharps Injury Prevention and Proper PPE Use 11.06.2017
- Inter-facility Transfer of Patients under Precautions
- Provider Health and Safety Tick_Borne Relapsing Fever Advisory 09.25.17
- System Medical Advisory for CDC Concerns about High Level Disinfection of Reusable Equipment
- Respiratory PPE Memo_January 2018