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Texas Department of State Health Services

Organization URL(s)

www.dshs.state.tx.us/default.shtm
customer.service@dshs.state.tx.us

Other Contact Information

1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX 78756-3199
1-888-963-7111 (Voice - Toll-free)
512-458-7111 (Voice)
1-800-735-2989 (TDD)

Description

Texas Department of State Health services focus on preventing disease, protecting health, and promoting safe and healthy living. The Department consists of a public health network that includes local, regional, and state offices. Bureaus of the Department include: Human Resources, State Health Data and Policy Analysis, Office of Regional Administrative Services, Community Oriented Primary Care, Dental Health, Women and Children, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Communicable Disease Control, Epidemiology, HIV and STD Control, Emergency Management, and Vital Statistics.

Online Resources

Print Resources

The Department distributes a number of educational materials and resource materials on such topics as chronic diseases, communicable diseases, dental health, environmental health, immunization, maternal and child health, venereal diseases, the WIC program, child passenger safety, and zoonosis control.

Review Date

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009