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    Immunization Branch
    Central Office
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

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

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2015-2016 Texas Influenza (Flu) Season

On this page:
Where To Get a Flu Vaccine | NIVW Resources | Flu Season Websites | What You Should Know About the Flu
Flu Vaccine Information | Information for Health-Care Professionals | Flu Print Publications
Influenza Prevention Organizations

Learn about Who Needs A Flu Vaccine.

top of pageWhere To Get a Flu Vaccine

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

top of pageNational 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 6-12, 2015.

top of pageFlu 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):
Link to domain outside of TDH.CDC Seasonal Flu Homepage

top of pageWhat You Should Know About the Flu

The Flu I.Q. widget is an interactive quiz to test your flu knowledge.

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Flu Vaccine Information

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) and Addendums

Inactivated Influenza



Live, Intranasal Influenza



U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Influenza Virus Vaccine Information

Immunization Recommendations

Children & Adolescents:


  • Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States 

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Information for Health-Care Professionals

Link to domain outside of TDH.CDC Resources

Flu Vaccination Resources (main) Infection Control Clinical Descriptions & Diagnosis Treatment
Lab Diagnosis Free Flu Materials Communications for Providers Training
References and Resources Surveillance ACIP Recommendations Vaccine Supply, Ordering, & Distribution
Vaccine Storage & Handling Vaccine Effectiveness & Safety Vaccine Composition Patient & Provider Education

Link to domain outside of TDH.National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit

Link to domain outside of TDH.American Nurses Association (ANA)

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

Stock # Title
11-12811 Little Kids Get The Flu Too!! Brochure(English) revised 10/2013
11-12811A Little Kids Get The Flu Too!! Brochure (Spanish) revised 05/2011
11-12812 Influenza (The Flu) Fact Sheet for Child-Care Settings revised 07/2015
11-13710 Fight the Flu Brochure (English) revised 08/2015
11-13710A Fight the Flu Brochure (Spanish) revised 10/2012
11-13710P Fight The Flu Poster (Bilingual) revised 12/2011
11-14015P "Fight The Flu"-Poster - 18 " x 25" (Bilingual) revised 11/2012
11-13338 Flu Fighters Activity Book (Bilingual) revised 01/2010

Top of PageInfluenza Prevention Organizations 

Link to domain outside of TDH.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.

Link to domain outside of TDH.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.

Link to domain outside of TDH.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.

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External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to people with disabilities.

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Last updated March 8, 2016