Texas Respiratory Virus Surveillance Report

Respiratory viruses commonly cause illness such as COVID-19, Influenza (Flu) and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), especially in the fall and winter. There are actions you can take to protect yourself and others. Learn about how to reduce your risk of getting sick from these viruses, and if they are spreading in your community.

The Texas Respiratory Virus Surveillance Report as well as Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are available in PDF format:

Prevention & Control

There are actions you can take to protect yourself and others. Learn about how to reduce your risk of getting sick from these viruses, and if they are spreading in your community. 

If you have symptoms:

  • Stay home
  • Get tested
  • Seek treatment

Find additional information on prevention and control on the DSHS website about COVID-19Flu and RSV.
 

Respiratory Viruses Data Source

Respiratory pathogens data are based on providers submitting voluntary laboratory and syndromic information into various systems (ie. U.S. Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network (ILINET), National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS), etc.). Visits can be attributed to a variety of respiratory pathogens that cause these symptoms.

Previous Texas Respiratory Virus Surveillance Reports:
02/09/24, 02/02/09, 01/26/2401/19/24

Archives:

  • COVID-19 reports 
    Effective January 19, 2024, the Covid-19 report is now a part of a new respiratory report that includes, RSV, Flu and Covid-19. 
  • Influenza (Flu) reports
    Effective January 19, 2024, the Flu report is now a part of a new respiratory report that includes, RSV, Flu and Covid-19.
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) reports
    Effective January 19, 2024, the RSV report is now a part of a new respiratory report that includes, RSV, Flu and Covid-19.