• Vision: A Healthy Texas

    Mission: To improve the health, safety, and well-being of Texans through good stewardship of public resources, and a focus on core public health functions.
  • Texas 211

File Viewing Information

DOC (MS Word): Documents formatted in Microsoft word processing software. A viewer for reading and printing these files is available from Microsoft's Download Center.

HTML or HTM (HyperText Markup Language): The web versions of documents, complete with hyperlinks to referenced information, as available. Use these files if you want to read the document online with your browser.

MP3 (Audio Files): Audio files on the web. You must have a recent version of RealPlayer or Windows Media Player to play these files. The RealPlayer is available from Real's Web site and the Window's Media Player is available from Microsoft's Download Center.

PDF (Portable Document Format): A universal file format that preserves the look and layout of a printed document. These files are accessible through a free viewer published by Adobe. Select this file type if you want to print a copy of the document. PDF files cannot be edited electronically. For PDF accessibility options go to http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/index.html or access.adobe.com. The newest version of Acrobat Reader has the ability to read documents aloud.

PPT (MS PowerPoint): Slide show presentations. A viewer for reading and printing these files is available from Microsoft's Download Center.

XLS (MS Excel Format): Spreadsheets. A viewer for reading and printing these files is available from Microsoft's Download Center 

Disable Your Browser's Built-In PDF Viewer

Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge users, follow these steps from Adobe.

Firefox users, follow these steps from Adobe.

Chrome users, follow the steps below:

  1. Type "chrome://settings/content" into the address bar, without the quotes.
  2. Scroll down to PDF Documents.
  3. Check the “Open PDF files in the default PDF viewer application” checkbox.
  4. Click “Done”.

Download a Form to Your Computer

  1. Right Click (Ctrl + Click on Mac OS) on the blue form link.
  2. Click "Save link as" from the menu.
  3. Select the folder you want to save the file in and click Save.
  4. Navigate to the folder you saved the file in and double left-click the file to open.

Order Printed Forms

To order DSHS printed forms, please visit the Forms and Literature Catalog. For questions about your order, please e-mail jensen.roberts@hhsc.state.tx.us or call 512-250-7162.

For additional assistance please email us.

Last updated August 10, 2017