Texas DSHS (@TexasDSHS )

Texas DSHS

Bio Texas Department of State Health Services, the state health department of Texas. For #COVID19TX info and recommended steps, go to dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus
Location Austin, TX
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Account created 24-08-2009 13:52:34
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Sprout Social : It’s #WorldAlzheimersDay. Alzheimers disease causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Learn to spot the signs, and talk with your family and your doctor if you have concerns.

See the signs. Start a conversation. bit.ly/32EPSnW

TweetDeck : Tropical Storm #Beta is expected to bring up to 20 inches of rain and flooding to some areas of the Texas Coast. Dont drive on flooded streets and #TurnAroundDontDrown. Find current roadway condition updates at drivetexas.org.

Twitter Web App : 🚨⛈️Weather Alert: #TropicalStormBeta is causing storm surge and winds. Severe weather and flooding expected through Wednesday.

Be #TexasReady:
Road conditions: drivetexas.org
Texas Hurricane Center: gov.texas.gov/hurricane
Disaster safety info: TexasReady.gov

TweetDeck : Issuing a Disaster Declaration for 29 Texas counties in the path of #TropicalStormBeta.

This storm is expected to make landfall this evening and has already caused storm surge and damaging winds along the Texas Coast.


TweetDeck : The State of Texas is working closely with local officials on the ground to provide the resources communities need to respond to #TropicalStormBeta.

For safety tips and updated information:


TweetDeck : As #TropicalStormBeta moves onshore we are seeing coastal storm surge flooding. This storm poses the threat of additional flooding rain as it moves inland.

Never drive into a flooded roadway!

For the latest road conditions visit: drivetexas.org

iPhone : Beta continues to pose a threat to the Texas Coast. Heavy rainfall is possible along the coast, and into East TX. Very heavy rain along the coast could generate local flooding. Be flood prepared! #txwx #txflood

Sprout Social : Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of red blood cell disorders inherited through genes. All newborns in Texas are screened for SCD. Approximately one out of every 2,000 newborns are born with SCD. Learn more about this disease: bit.ly/2Qsrm2B #SickleCellAwarenessMonth

TweetDeck : School administrators: Learn more about the indicators you can use to prepare, plan, and respond to #COVID19. For each indicator, we provide benchmarks for lowest to highest COVID-19 risks for school operations. Learn more: bit.ly/2E2nGBR.

Sprout Social : Beginning today, DSHS is posting #COVID19 cases reported by schools. bit.ly/3mvjmMX

Learn more: bit.ly/2FM9L3y

TweetDeck : Expanding occupancy levels for select businesses and services and re-authorizing elective surgeries for a majority of the state of Texas.

More details ⬇️ #COVID19


Twitter Web App : Our #COVID19TX dashboard updates daily: bit.ly/3be7qbJ. Visit the dashboard for all available data, data disclaimers and definitions.

Texas COVID-19 case data: bit.ly/3be7qbJ

Texas COVID-19 test and hospitalization data: bit.ly/3d7nNby

Twitter Web App : #COVID19TX update: bit.ly/3be7qbJ

In the last 7 days, (9/10-9/16), #Texas averaged:
🔷3,396 new cases per day
🔷3,374 current hospitalizations
🔷112 new fatalities reported per day
Together for a #HealthyTexas

TweetDeck : #WearAMask to help slow the spread of #COVID19. When removing your mask, handle only the ear loops or ties, and fold the outside corners together. Be careful not to touch your eyes, nose, or mouth, and wash your hands after removing.

Learn more: bit.ly/30QOzQF.

Sprout Social : Asthma peak week starts mid-September. Around this time there is a spike of ragweed pollen, mold, and dust in the air. Use these precautions to protect yourself from asthma attacks. #AsthmaPeakWeek #Texas

TweetDeck : Encouraging every Texan to get a flu shot this season.

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever to protect yourself and the people around you from the flu, and it will help reduce hospitalizations as the state continues to respond to #COVID19.

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Sprout Social : DSHS is adding two new positivity rate measures to the dashboard today. Hear from Dr. H about these changes and how they help us understand #COVID19 in #Texas. bit.ly/3hwFyT0

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Sprout Social : DSHS has been working with the Governor’s Strike Force to enhance the state’s #COVID19 data.

For more information about the new measures of the positivity rate, you can access the DSHS press release. bit.ly/35GCSQN

Sprout Social : National Childhood Obesity Month is a great time to focus on planning #healthymeals and doing more physical activities with your children. Learn how parents and caregivers can help their children prevent obesity: bit.ly/32BCtvA