Vaccine-Preventable Disease Resources

Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • This manual was designed as a general guidance for surveillance activities for VPDs. Recommendations may change so always consult your local or state health department. 

13th Edition Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases-Chapters Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • The “Pink Book” provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on routinely used vaccines and the disease they prevent. 

State Plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae
DSHS is responsible for developing and implementing the state plan, convening stakeholder meetings, and preparing legislative reports. The current state plan was first created and published in December 2018 and is available on the DSHS website. The state plan encourages a coordinated effort among Texas stakeholders to prevent and treat diseases caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Traveler’s Health-Table of Contents (Chapter 3 Infectious Diseases Related to Travel) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The ABCs of Hepatitis Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Viral Hepatitis Serology Training Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condition-Specific Resources