Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease (EAID) Unit
DISCLOSURE: All EAIDU webpages are under construction.
The mission of the EAID unit is to prevent and control communicable diseases by:
- Promoting epidemiology, surveillance, education, risk stratification/communication, consultation, and disease interventions;
- Building strong partnerships within DSHS (central and regional) and with local, state and federal partners; and
- Supporting the mission of the Infectious Disease Prevention Section of DSHS.
EAIDU Related Resources
The emerging and acute infectious diseases of Texas.
- Disease Reporting
Investigation conditions, reporting instructions, laboratories and notifiable conditions.
- Foodborne Illness
Foodborne and waterborne diseases.
- Healthcare Safety
List of health care associated topics: Antibiotic Resistance, Hospital Infections, Preventable Adverse Events, and Infection Control.
- International Health
List of the international health topics.
- Vaccine Preventable Diseases
FAQs, pamphlets, reporting and other resources on vaccine preventable diseases in Texas.