Texas Department of State Health Services

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Vaping Epidemic

Severe lung illness in people who vape

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Don't give mosquitoes a biting chance!

Wear long sleeves. Apply bug repellent with DEET. Dump standing water.

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Disasters can happen anytime and anywhere

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

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Newborn Screening

10 things parents want to know

Birth & death certificates

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Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

A parent holds a newborn baby's hand.September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month in Texas. Newborn screening detects it early, so children can get specialist care to help manage this lifelong disease.

Sickle Cell Info

Every Dose Matters.

A child has a bandaid on their arm from a vaccination.Protecting Your Family is as Easy as a Flu Shot.

Stop the flu