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    Texas School Health Program
    P.O. Box 149347, MC 1945
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7279
    Fax: 512-776-7555


    Email comments or questions to SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov

Texas School Health Program

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The Texas School Health Program envisions a Texas where all children are healthy, ready to learn, and prepared to make healthy lifelong choices.  Our mission is to meet the health services and health program needs of Texas children through schools. Current research indicates that by addressing young people’s health, schools can improve student performance.  There is mounting evidence that when schools take action to address health needs of students, they can also meet performance goals and alleviate financial constraints.

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Last updated December 10, 2018