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COVID-19 Office Closures

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DSHS Responding to COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19: Coronavirus Disease 2019DSHS is responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China. For prevention tips, symptoms, traveler information, and healthcare provider resources, see our COVID-19 website.

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Vital Statistics Office Closure

State of Texas Birth CertificateDue to public health concerns with COVID‑19, the DSHS Austin Lobby for Vital Statistics walk-in orders will be closed, starting March 17, 2020 at 12 noon, until further notice. This is a precautionary measure to ensure everyone's safety. Please visit Texas.gov for new orders of birth, death, marriage, or divorce records to order online. For submitting orders by mail, please visit Requirements for Requesting/Changing Vital Records page. You can reach DSHS Vital Statistics at 1-888-963-7111. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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