MIST deploy to impacted emergency & medical operations centers, & DDCs to provide integrated ESF-8 [Public Health & Medical] support to authorities, government agencies, hospitals, & state, regional, / local response partners during incidents.
MIST personnel are selected & received specialized training. TX EMTF MIST members come from the leadership of EMS, Fire, & Hospital member entities.
Each of the  EMTF Regions rosters MIST personnel.
Staffing is based upon personnel needs by location & are typed as teams of  or  personnel,  of which is designated as the Team Leader.
MIST personnel come from all component & mission profiles to cover the full spectrum of ESF-8 activations the TX EMTF responds to.
Specialized components / mission profiles include but are not limited to:
TX EMTF Overhead Team staff
Incident command posts & emergency &medical operations center liaisons / support