Texas Department of State Health Services

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

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May is American Stroke Month

Reduce your risk and know the signs

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May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

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Hurricane season is almost here

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Signing up for summer camp or school?

A girl roasts marshmallows at a campfire You might need a new copy of that misplaced birth certificate. The fastest way to order vital records is online. You can also order by mail or in person.

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Before heading to summer camp, make a trip to the doctor

Two boys paddleboard on a river. Many camps and schools need kids to have up-to-date vaccines. Talk to your doctor or look up your child’s immunization schedule to find what vaccine comes next. Vaccines help keep all Texas children healthy.

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