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    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: (800) 252-9152
    Fax: (512) 776-7288

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2016-2017 Texas Influenza (Flu) Season

1. Where To Get a Flu Vaccine

The following resources may be used to find a vaccine clinic near you:

2. National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) Resources

Below are several resources we welcome providers and health care facilities to use in the promotion of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), scheduled for December 4-10, 2016.

3. Flu Season Websites

TexasFlu.Org logo Texas DSHS:
Texas DSHS – Infectious Disease Control Unit (IDCU):
Flu Surveillance Homepage
protect2 Texas DSHS
Protect Two from the Flu:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
CDC Seasonal Flu Homepage

7. Flu Print Publications

Health-care providers, child-care facilities, schools, etc. interested in ordering the below materials in bulk can do so via our online order form.

Flu Print Publications
Stock Number Title
11-12811 Little Kids Get The Flu Too!! Brochure - English (PDF)
11-12811A Little Kids Get The Flu Too!! Brochure - Spanish (PDF)
11-12812 Influenza (The Flu) Fact Sheet for Child-Care Settings - English (PDF)
11-13338 Flu Fighters Activity Book - Bilingual (PDF)
11-13710 Fight the Flu Brochure - English (PDF)
11-13710A Fight the Flu Brochure - Spanish (PDF)
11-13710P Fight the Flu Poster, 9.5" x 12" - Bilingual (PDF)
11-14015P Fight the Flu Poster, 18" x 25" - Bilingual (PDF)

8. Influenza Prevention Organizations

Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' (NFID) Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition (CIIC) is made up of 25 of the nation's leading public health, medical, patient and parent groups. The CIIC mission is to protect infants, children and adolescents from influenza by communicating with "one strong voice" the need to make influenza immunization a national health priority.

Families Fighting Flu
A non-profit organization made up of families and pediatricians who have experienced first-hand loss of a child to the flu or have had a child experience severe medical complications from the flu...dedicated to providing comfort to one another and to encouraging everyone to vaccinate their children against the flu every year.

National Influenza Vaccine Summit - "Prevent Influenza Now!"
The National Influenza Vaccine Summit, started in the year 2000, is co-sponsored by the American Medical Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Summit is an action-oriented entity with over 400 members who represent over 100 public and private organizations with an interest in addressing and resolving influenza and influenza vaccine issues.

Last updated September 21, 2016