Texas Department of State Health Services

The top view of a hurricane.

Texas Ready

Be Informed. Make a Plan. Build a Kit.

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West Nile Virus

Declare WAR on Mosquitoes

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Take Precautions Against the Texas Heat!

Learn more about heat safety.

Birth & death certificates

Vital Statistics birth certificate application form.You may experience longer than normal telephone hold and certificate processing times.

Order records online 24/7

School Immunizations

Differently colored pencils in a pile on a wooden table.Vaccines can keep children safe from 16 harmful diseases. And they need every dose to help protect them.

Recommended Immunization Schedules