Texas Department of State Health Services

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Find info on vaccines, testing, prevention, and more.

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Rainbow-Colored Fentanyl

Read the health advisory to be aware and learn more.

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September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

See the signs. Start a conversation.

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

A newborn baby's feet. All newborns in Texas get tested for 54 different conditions. Early detection means getting treatment sooner. Just a few drops of blood on a card can help avoid illness, disability, and death.

10 Things Parents Need to Know

A Wildfire Can Travel a Mile in 3 Minutes. Can You?

A wildfire. During National Preparedness Month, be ready for when disasters strike.
Make a plan. Build a kit. Be Texas Ready.


Monkeypox: What to Know

A test tube for the Monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus can spread when a person comes into close contact with an infected animal, infected person, or materials contaminated with the virus.

More info on Monkeypox