SAN ANTONIO — Governor Greg Abbott delivered remarks at the Edinburg Conference Center Wednesday.
The press conference focused on the Doctors Hospital at Renaissance officially be designated as a Level 1 Trauma Center.
"Today is the day, today they are now making history with the official designation of a Level 1 Trauma Center in the Rio Grande Valley of the great state of Texas," Gov. Abbott said.
The closest trauma center was in San Antonio --- which is a more than 200 miles distance.
"Today is a day of remarkable achievement for the Rio Grand Valley, for DHR," the Governor said.
Governor Abbott also signed Senate Bill 827, which limits the co-pays to $25 for each insulin prescription per month for insured Texans on state-regulated health plans.
"It's always so rewarding when you have a goal you want to achieve, you put the effort in to achieve that goal and then you ultimately achieve it," Gov. Abbott said.
The press conference started at 3 p.m.
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