Texas Department of State Health Services

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COVID-19

Find info on prevention, symptoms, travel, and resources

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COVID-19 Safety & the Holidays

How to celebrate safely this holiday season

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TX COVID‑19 Test Collection Sites

Find public and drive thru testing sites

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Opening the State of Texas

Review all DSHS guidance for Opening the State of Texas

Getting the flu is easy! Getting the flu shot is easier!

A smiling family 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.

Find Flu Vaccines

National Diabetes Awareness Month

a diabetes monitor and fruit Your risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 is likely to be lower if you manage your diabetes. You can lower your risk if you:

  • eat healthy,
  • get active,
  • monitor your blood sugar, and
  • take your prescribed meds.
Learn About Managing Diabetes

Your Heart and COVID-19

A glass heart Having any of these heart conditions increases your risk of severe illness from COVID-19:

  • Heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
Learn about Heart Conditions