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Stay up to date on news and health issues that impact Texas. Our news releases, news updates, health alerts, and health advisories keep you in the know about public health in Texas.

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Stay up to date on news and health issues that impact Texas. Our news releases, news updates, health alerts, and health advisories keep you in the know about public health in Texas.

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News Release
September 2, 2022

Updated COVID-19 Boosters Expected to be Available in Texas Next Week

With updated COVID-19 booster vaccines now authorized and recommended for use, doses are expected to begin shipping over the next few days and arriving at health care providers across Texas next week.

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News Release
August 30, 2022

Texas Confirms First Death of a Person with Monkeypox

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first death of a person diagnosed with monkeypox in Texas. The patient was an adult resident of Harris County who was severely immunocompromised. The case is under investigation to...

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News Release
August 4, 2022

Underserved communities to benefit from $20 million in health center grants

The Department of State Health Services is seeking grant applications for the DSHS Federally Qualified Health Center Incubator Program. Program grants will help eligible non-profit and public health care providers expand their services among...

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News Release
April 12, 2022

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