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    Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section
    MC 1965
    PO Box 149347 Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, TX 78756

    Phone: (512) 458-7111
    Fax: (512) 458-7618


Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section

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Dedicated to the health of every Texan throughout the lifespan.

The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section is part of the Disease Control and Prevention Services Division of the Texas Department of State Health Services. The Section serves Texans by creating, promoting and guiding public health programs across the lifespan to promote healthy lifestyles and educate, prevent and manage chronic diseases.

Vision, Mission and Goals

Vision: All Texans live, work, play and learn in communities that support health and an optimal quality of life at every age.

Mission: To serve all Texans by improving and supporting systems, policies and environments that promote health and improve quality of life.

Goal: To coordinate efforts between communities, coalitions, and stakeholders to support and sustain an environment that makes possible a whole and healthy Texan.

Click Here for an overview of our Section, including additional information about our Branches and Programs

Visit LongLiveTexans.com to learn more about chronic disease prevention, treatment and professional resources.

Program Areas

Birth Childhood Adolescence Teens Early Adulthood Midlife Late Life End of Life

   Saferiders Safety Seat Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Childhood Obesity

 

 

 

 

 

   School Health

 

 

 

 

 

   Asthma

   Nutrition and Wellness

 

   Tobacco

 

 

   Abstinence

 

 

 

 

 

   Diabetes

 

 

 

 

   Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

 

 

 

 

   Comprehensive Cancer

 

   Community and Worksite Wellness

 

 

   Chronic Disease Self-Management

 

 

 

 

 

Kidney Disease

 

 

 

 

 

   Alzheimer's Disease

   Research and Evaluation

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Last updated May 08, 2014