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Gov. Abbott visits UTSW for flu season roundtable

As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, patients, providers, and health systems will begin to face even more unique challenges as the annual flu season approaches. Preparations for these challenges were the focus of a roundtable discussion held Aug. 6 at UT Southwestern with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, UT System Executive Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs Dr. John Zerwas, UTSW President Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky, and other leaders. As the pandemic continues to grip the state, experts agree that strategies for providing flu shots, monitoring hospital capacity, and securing additional PPE will be critical to addressing both health threats. Read press release