Texas Department of State Health Services

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Find info on testing, prevention, vaccines, symptoms, travel and resources

Turkey dinner.

‘Tis the Season for Home Cooked Meals

Learn how to be safe

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Keep Playtime Safe

Choose toys wisely!

Getting the Flu is Easy! Getting the Flu Shot is Easier!

A family makes dinner together. With both flu and COVID-19 circulating this season, getting a flu shot is more important than ever. It’s the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from serious flu illness.

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Vital Statistics Office

A birth certificate application. Do you need to order a birth or death certificate, or a marriage or divorce verification? The easiest way is to order online at Texas.gov. If you can’t order online, you can also order records by mail or in person.

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Be informed. Make a plan. Build a kit. #TexasReady

A person standing in the snow. Be safe this holiday season. Remember, disasters, including snow, ice storms, and house fires, can strike at anytime. Be prepared for the unexpected. It brings peace of mind. Build a kit with the essentials your family may need.

Get Ahead of What’s Ahead!