Texas Department of State Health Services

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Find info on vaccines, testing, prevention, and more.

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Infant formula shortage

Learn more from the Maternal and Child Health Unit

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Get ready for back to school!

Pencils, books, but don’t forget vaccines and teeth checks

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August is Children’s Eye Health Month

Learn more about eye heath and screening

August is National Breastfeeding Month

A mother breastfeeds her baby. There are many benefits of breastfeeding for moms and their babies. But sometimes it can be challenging. We can all help support breastfeeding moms.

Find breastfeeding support

Every Dose Matters

A vaccinated family. August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Make sure you’re up to date on your COVID-19 and scheduled vaccinations.


Monkeypox: What to Know

A test tube for the Monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus can spread when a person comes into close contact with an infected animal, infected person, or materials contaminated with the virus.

More info on Monkeypox