Texas Department of State Health Services

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Every Dose Matters!

Ask your provider today if your child is on schedule with their vaccines.

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Get Ready for Back to School!

Vaccines? Eye Exam? Dental Visit? Schedule before homework starts.

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A wildfire can travel a mile in 3 minutes. Can you?

Get ahead of what's ahead. Be Informed. Make a plan. Build a kit. #TexasReady

Notice of Public Hearing

Implementation of House Bill 3703
Proposed New Rule Relating to Designating Incurable Neurodegenerative Diseases

DSHS sealDSHS will hold a public hearing to accept public comments on the proposed new rules to implement House Bill 3703, relating to designating incurable neurodegenerative diseases. The public hearing will be from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on September 11, 2019, in Austin.

Full public hearing notice

Birth & death certificates

Vital Statistics birth certificate application form.You may experience longer than normal telephone hold and certificate processing times.

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Beat the Texas Heat!

A woman drinks water in the sun.Heat is a serious health risk to Texans. Learn how to take precautions against the brutal Texas summers.

Beat the Texas Heat!