• Texas Department of State Health Services

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    High Blood Pressure

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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!

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    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 fenceDo not fish or eat any seafood from Galveston and Trinity bays north of a line from the end of the Texas City Dike to Smith Point.

    Galveston Bay Warning

    DSHS Grand Rounds: April 17 - May 22

    stethescope and graphsFree and open to the public, these presentations/webinars focus on key challenges related to specific health topics.

    Grand Rounds

    Birth & Death Certificate

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    Order records online 24/7

    Friday, May 17, 2019

    Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker (CHW) Training and Certification Advisory Committee
    10:00 AM
    Health and Human Services Commission
    701 West 51st Street, Winters Building,
    Conference Room Winters Public Hearing Room 125 C, E, W
    Austin, TX 78751
    Beatrice Smith, 512-776-2208 or Beatrice.Smith@dshs.texas.gov

Last updated April 3, 2019