Texas Department of State Health Services

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Find info on testing, prevention, symptoms, travel, and vaccines.

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Help Yourself Quit

This year, try something different. Get free help from the Texas Quitline.

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Best For You. Best For Baby.

Doing what’s best for you is also best for your baby! Birth Defects Prevention

Most Important Flu Shot You’ll Ever Get

TexasFlu.org shield. The flu spreads easily. With both flu and COVID-19 circulating, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever.

Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

Cancers Caused By HPV Are Preventable

A group of young adults looking at their cell phones. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus especially in people in their teens and early 20s. About 14 million people get HPV each year. HPV can cause cancers in women and men.

Prevent HPV with a Vaccine

Vital Statistics Office

A birth certificate application Do you need a birth or death certificate, or a marriage or divorce verification? The easiest way is to order online at Texas.gov. You can also order records by mail or in person.

Order Vital Records