*“STOP Rabies” Educational Poster for Download
• Poster Contest
Rabies Awareness & Prevention Poster Contest for K-8th Grade.
Rabies Awareness & Prevention Poster Contest for 9th-12th Grade. (New!)
• West Nile Virus
Information, statistics, and maps pertaining to West Nile virus.
• Chikungunya Virus
Information pertaining to chikungunya virus (CHIKV)
The Oral Rabies Vaccination Programs.
• Animal Topics
Various topics related to animals: Animals in Disasters, Animals in Public, Animal Control, Animal Friendly Program, etc.
Zoonoses are diseases transmissible from animals to humans. Zoonotic diseases in Texas are included.
Education and training opportunities available through the Zoonosis Control Branch.
Case investigation forms for Zoonotic diseases.
Texas legislation and the rules of the Board of Health; Texas Administrative Code; and rule changes are addressed.
The Zoonosis Control Branch, Mapping Center provides geographic data sets relating to zoonoses in Texas.
• Outdoor Health and Safety Tips
Health and safety tips for hunters, campers and hikers.
• Rabies Topics
Rabies topics including: vaccination, history, protocols, and programs
• Regional Offices
Contact information for DSHS Regional Zoonosis Control Offices.
• Tick Submission and Testing
Instructions and form for submitting ticks for identification and testing
• Veterinarian Topics
Topics pertinent to veterinary medical professionals and pet owners, including: emergency preparedness, continuing education, responsible ownership, regulations (relating to rabies and disease reporting), animal import and export requirements, and health-care facility guidelines.