• Texas Department of State Health Services

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    Offices Closed

    Monday, May 27, 2019

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    High Blood Pressure

    Download the PDF resource.

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    Mosquitoes Transmit Disease

    Don’t give mosquitoes a biting chance.

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    Summer is Almost Here

    Get ready for camp, immunize your child. Every dose matters!

  • A flooded road.

    We can’t stop disasters, but we can be prepared.

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    Learn about DSHS’s public health response.

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    We’re now on Instagram. Follow @TexasDSHS.

  • Galveston Bay Chemical Spill – Seafood Warning

    view of ships in port through chain-link fenceDSHS is lifting its temporary advice that people not eat any seafood from portions of Galveston and Trinity bays following the May 10 shipping collision and chemical release.

    Galveston Bay Warning

    Birth & Death Certificates

    Vital Statistics birth certificate application form.You may experience longer than normal telephone hold times for our Vital Statistics Section.

    Order records online 24/7

    THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019

    Texas Medical Disclosure Panel
    1:30 PM
    Health and Human Services Commission, Exchange Building, N102
    8407 Wall Street
    Austin, TX 78754
    Pamela Adams, 512-834-4571 or pamela.adams@hhsc.state.tx.us

    FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

    Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC)
    Injury Prevention and Public Education Committee
    9:00 AM
    College Station ISD Central Office
    1815 Welsh Avenue
    College Station, Texas 77840
    Robert Friedrich, 512-484-8113 or robert.friedrich@dshs.texas.gov

Last updated April 3, 2019