Texas Department of State Health Services

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COVID-19

Find info on prevention, symptoms, travel, and resources

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COVID-19 Self-Checker

Find out if you should get tested.

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TX COVID‑19 Test Collection Sites

Find public and drive thru testing sites

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Opening the State of Texas

Review all DSHS guidance for Opening the State of Texas

Accepting Recommendations Through Aug. 14

A little boy strikes a superhero pose.We want to hear from you! We are preparing our Legislative Appropriations Request for the 2022-2023 biennium. We are taking written comments through August 14. We want to know your ideas and recommendations for funding public health programs such as:

  • Disease & injury prevention
  • Maternal & child wellness
  • Disaster medical response
  • Vital statistics
  • Health-related consumer protection

Send us your ideas


Back to School

A pile of pencilsYou might have questions about the school year during this pandemic. School districts are working with local public health officials to make the best decisions for learning safely.

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has more information about how COVID-19 affects your child's school.

Back to school resources

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

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