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    Mail Code: 1960
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
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DSHS Influenza Resources

  • Flu 101 webinar presentation (PDF, 10/26/2016)
  • Conferences
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Emerging Acute Infectious Disease Branch
    Agendas and Presentations from Influenza Surveillance Conferences
  • Influenza Vaccine Information
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Immunization Branch
    Latest flu bulletins & news; Flu vaccine clinic information; Flu season resources
  • Novel Influenza
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Emerging Acute Infectious Disease Branch
    Information, reporting criteria, and resources pertaining to novel influenza
  • Respiratory Viruses Having Pandemic Potential
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Community Preparedness Section
    Public Health Preparedness, Surveillance, and Response Plan for Texas
  • Texas Influenza Surveillance Handbook 
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Emerging Acute Infectious Disease Branch
    A tool for local and regional health departments in Texas who perform influenza surveillance activities

Other DSHS Resources

  • DSHS Health Service Regions
    Texas Department of State Health Services
    Contact information for Health Service Regions and local health departments
  • DSHS Public Health Preparedness
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Preparedness
    Public Health Preparedness: Preparing for Disasters
  • Health Statistics
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics
    The source for health information in Texas; includes product catalog
  • News Releases
    Texas Department of State Health Services, External Relations
    • TexasFlu.org                                                                                                            
      Texas Department of State Health Services
      Recent news information and data related to influenza in Texas

CDC Resources

  • CDC Voice Information System at 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) (English and Spanish)
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Learn about Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)
  • Influenza Page
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Overview, vaccine, antiviral drugs, reports & surveillance, information for health professionals, free resources, other influenza web sites
  • Influenza Resources
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Influenza materials are free to download.  Type of resources include print materials, toolkit for long-term care employers, video/audio tools, flu virus images, mobile content, web tools, flu basic pictograms
  • Pandemic Preparedness 
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Pandemic preparedness tools and information
  • Preventing Seasonal Flu with Vaccination 
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Influenza vaccine information, questions & answers and resources, fact sheets
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Pandemic Flu Resources

MMWR Publications

Influenza articles written by the CDC that is organized by influenza season   

  • Estimates of Deaths
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
    Estimates of Deaths Associated with Seasonal Influenza --- United States, 1976--2007

Other Resources

  • Baylor College of Medicine 
    Baylor College of Medicine, Diagnostic Virology Laboratory
    The Diagnostic Virology Laboratory is a full service clinical and research virology laboratory in Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas. Includes a monthly newsletter, What's Going 'Round, weekly updates, and DVL Updates 
  • Global Influenza Program 
    World Health Organization
    Global Influenza Surveillance; Recommendations for Influenza Vaccines; Global Agenda; Pandemic Preparedness 
  • Reye’s Syndrome
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
    Learn about Reye’s syndrome


 

 

Last updated November 20, 2017