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The Truth About BioWatch

DHS works with state and local officials through the BioWatch program to monitor for traces of dangerous pathogens in public places where large groups of people gather to ensure that we respond quickly when a potential threat is identified.

Written testimony of the OHA for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled "Ten Years After 9/11 and the Anthrax Attacks: Protecting Against Biological Threats?"

Written Statement of Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer Alexander G. Garza, MD, MPH, Department of Homeland Security, before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, "Ten Years After 9/11 and the Anthrax Attacks: Protecting Against Biological Threats?"

OHA Assistant Secretary and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alexander Garza on "Taking Measure of Countermeasures (Part 2): A Review of Efforts to Protect the Homeland Through Distribution and Dispensing of CBRN Medical Countermeasures"

OHA Assistant Secretary and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alexander Garza Before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness and Response, on "Taking Measure of Countermeasures (Part 2): A Review of Efforts to Protect the Homeland Through Distribution and Dispensing of CBRN Medical Countermeasures" on May 12, 2011.

Testimony of Alexander G. Garza, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer on "Ensuring Effective Preparedness, Response, and Recovery for Events Impacting Health Security"

Testimony of Alexander G. Garza, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer Before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications "Ensuring Effective Preparedness, Response, and Recovery for Events Impacting Health Security."

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