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As the public health agency for the state, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is front and center when a health issue could affect the general public or a specific population. Here, you can find the news releases, health alerts and advisories, and news updates from DSHS. If you are a journalist, or you have questions about a public health news story, contact the press office.



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For inquiries from the media, please contact the Director of Media Relations.

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Last updated July 12, 2018