Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Health
Health Information and Statistics. The Texas Department of State Health Services Medical and Research Library staff have identified several health information and statistical websites. This is not a comprehensive list and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of any product or endorsement of the information's accuracy.
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DSHS, Health Service Region 11 -- Family Health Services
(3 days ago) Public Health Region 11 has 4 regional health clinics where comprehensive services are provided by registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, community service aides and clerks. The services are provided through a coordinated effort with local health departments, community health centers, and other contractors in the Region which provide
Health Facility Licensure Home Page
(5 days ago) The Health Facility Licensing and Compliance Division (HFLCD) surveys health care facilities which participate in the federal certification program and/or are regulated under state licensing statutes. The division is funded through federal grant awards, licensing fees, and state of Texas general revenue.
Public Health Campaigns
(8 days ago) Community Health and Safety. Disaster Preparedness Get ahead of what's ahead. Be prepared. Build a kit. Texas Ready. TexasReady.gov. Agency Action Plan to Address Substance Use Substance use is a complex problem with devastating and lasting effects. Substance Use Action Plan.
Home Health Care
(2 days ago) Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Description: Home Health Care is the provision of services in the home that are appropriate to an eligible client’s needs and are performed by licensed professionals. Activities provided under Home Health Care must relate to the client’s HIV disease and may include:
DSHS, Health Service Region 11 -- Local Health Departments
(Just Now) Public Health Region 11 Local Health Departments. Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services. Director: Esmeralda Guajardo. Address: 1390 W. Expressway 83. San Benito, TX 78586. Toll Free Phone: 1-866-370-0705.
(1 days ago) OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH. Program staff investigate various indoor air environmental exposures from chemicals such as formaldehyde, lead, mercury, and pesticides. Staff members monitor asbestos abatement programs in public buildings and schools through the Federal NESHAP and AHERA programs. Technical assistance and consultation services are provided
Making Healthcare SAFE Care
(1 days ago) Allied Health in Omaha, Nebraska, and has extensive experience in multiple hospital clinical areas, community and public health settings. For 18 years, Vickie was the Director of Community Health at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan, Iowa, which included Home . Health, Hospice, Public Health and Behavioral Health. She is certified in Infection
Texas Department of State Health Services, Region 1
(3 days ago) South Plains Public Health District Director: Zachary Holbrooks Address (Mailing): P.O. Box 112 Brownfield, TX 79316-0112: Address (Physical): 919 East Main St Brownfield , TX 79316-0112: Phone: (806) 637-2164
Public Health Workforce Training
(Just Now) Featured Training. Title: Data Security and Confidentiality Training 2021 Description: This training defines security standards for protecting confidential information collected and maintained by the TB/HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Section associated with surveillance, epidemiology, public health follow-up, the Texas Medication Program and any other confidential information within the …
Health Data Researcher Information
(1 days ago) Health Data Researcher Information. Attention THCIC Stakeholders, Health Data Researchers and Healthcare Facilities, In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency requirements THCIC staff will have limited access to providing responses and data requests.
Local Public Health Organizations
(6 days ago) 3 Texas Health and Human Services hhs.texas.gov Corsicana-Navarro Public Health District Cuero-DeWitt County Health Department D Dallas County Health and Human Services De Soto (City of) Health Inspection Deer Park (City of) Denton County Health Department Duncanville (City of) Code Enforcement E Ector County Health Department
Grants and Awards Program
(7 days ago) Grants and Awards Program. The School Health Program awards funds to Texas schools and school districts for projects that improve or promote health. The projects should engage students, their families and the community. DSHS award programs have funded more than 100 projects in the last 30 years.
2021 Communicable Disease Chart
(Just Now) health authority. 4. Yes, for certain pathogens. 3 . and outbreaks. 9-Vaccine available and required. 7 . for Haemophilus influenza type B, meningococcal dis - ease and pneumococcal disease -Teach effective handwashing, good respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette*-Only a laboratory test can determine if meningitis is bacterial Meningitis, Viral
Texas Executive Orders & Public Health Disaster Declarations
(4 days ago) Texas Case Counts . See below for information on the Executive Orders and Public Health Disaster Declarations issued by Governor Greg Abbott and Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt in response to COVID‑19.
COVID-19 Therapeutics Information
(6 days ago) About Monoclonal Antibody Treatments (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services PHE.gov) DSHS Resources for Hospitals & Healthcare Professionals Providers or patients in need of assistance locating an infusion site or connecting with a clinical trial can call the Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Call Center at 877-332-6585.
Child Health in Texas
(7 days ago) Child Health in Texas. Children will go through a lot of changes. At a very young age, there are periods of quick physical growth. Then they will develop cognitive, social, and life skills. They also begin to build habits and behaviors that impact their future health. Maternal and Child Health (MCH) focuses on supporting Texas families as their
(5 days ago) Do not discard vaccines unless directed to by your state / local health department and / or the 2.Record the out-of-range temps and the room temp in the “Action” area on the bottom of the log. 3.Notify your vaccine coordinator, or call the immunization program at your state or local health department forguidance.
Home Health Care
(6 days ago) Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Description: Home Health Care is the provision of services in the home that are appropriate to an eligible client’s needs and are performed by licensed professionals. Activities provided under Home Health Care must relate to the client’s HIV disease
School Health Advisory Committee: Resources
(2 days ago) The Texas School Health Advisory Committee (TSHAC) provides active leadership in the identification and dissemination of school health best practices and resources for school policy makers. Compiled by the TSHAC, the Resources webpage provides the most authoritative information, best practices, technical support, references, research and legislative outcomes …
Advancing Health Equity
(2 days ago) The Community Health Improvement (CHI) Division at the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is committed to advancing health equity by reducing health disparities and achieving optimal health for all Texans. CHI advances health equity using four key steps. Health
Office of Border Health
(1 days ago) Public Health Region 8 (Counties served: Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde and Zavala) 1593 S. Veterans Blvd. Eagle Pass, TX 78852 Phone: 830-758-4241 Fax: 830-757-4418 [email protected]gov Region 8 Website
Electronic Case Reporting (eCR)
(7 days ago) Texas DSHS to Initiate New Electronic Case Reporting Effort in 2021, Seeking Eligible Pilot Providers Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is excited to announce plans to begin electronic case reporting (eCR) soon. eCR is the generation and transmission of case reports from an electronic health record (EHR) to public health for …
CDC Updated Guidance: Options to Reduce Quarantine for
(4 days ago) Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Public Health Regions (PHRs) regarding options for reducing quarantine for COVID-19 case contacts. This document is to be used in accordance with the DSHS Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID -19) Monitoring Instructions for Local and Regional Health Departments.
TEXAS Texas Department ofState Health Senices
(5 days ago) Department of State Health Services, issued a public health disaster declaration on March 19, 2020, certifying that the introduction and spread of the communicable disease known as COVID-19 in the State of Texas has created an immediate threat, poses a high risk of death to a
Texas Health Data
(5 days ago) This webpage describes HIV cases reported to the Texas Department of State Health Services Surveillance Program that were diagnosed through December 31, 2019, reported to the system by December 15, 2020, and not known to be deceased or have moved out of Texas as of December 31, 2019. Data are presented by calendar year. Measure Information
About Texas School Health Program
(Just Now) The Texas School Health Program envisions a Texas where all children are healthy, ready to learn, and prepared to make healthy lifelong choices. Our mission is to meet the health services and health program needs of Texas children through schools. Research indicates that by addressing young people’s health, schools can improve student performance.
Texas Health Data
(7 days ago) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Health Facts Profile (2012-2013) Health Facts Profile (2014-2015) Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System School Health Profiles Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Blog; Discharge & Mortality. For questions about this data, send email to [email protected]gov or call (800) 242-3562.
Texas Health Data
(1 days ago) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Health Facts Profile (2012-2013) Health Facts Profile (2014-2015) Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System School Health Profiles Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Blog; Licensed Vocational Nurses. For questions about this data, send email to [email protected]gov or call (512) 776-6723.
Texas Health Data
(5 days ago) Each death certificate identifies a single underlying cause of death that is defined as the disease or injury that initiated the events resulting in death. Infant death data are tabulated to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) List of 130 selected causes of infant death. This dashboard contains bridged race/ethnicity categories.
Refuge, Migrant and Immigrant Health
(5 days ago) Health practices are affected by variables such as cultural orientation, religious beliefs, and linguistic considerations. Schools and health care providers may have limited knowledge about the cultural backgrounds, social expectations, and work experiences of refugee and immigrant populations, including their health beliefs, attitudes, and
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section
(5 days ago) The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section is part of the Disease Control and Prevention Services Division of the Texas Department of State Health Services. The Section serves Texans by creating, promoting and guiding public health programs across the lifespan to promote healthy lifestyles and educate, prevent and manage
Maternal Health and Safety Initiatives
(8 days ago) Health and Safety Code (HSC), Section 34.0156 directing DSHS to create a maternal health and safety initiative to support Texas health care providers in using best practices to prevent death, serious illness, or injury associated with pregnancy. SB 436, 86th Session, Regular Session, 2019 amended HSC Section 34.0158,