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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Following 773
Account created 24-08-2009 13:52:34
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Twitter Web App : Este Halloween, asústate pero sigue protegiéndote. Evita hacer actividades de Halloween que sean de alto riesgo y sigue tomando las medidas de #TexasSano para detener el COVID-19 y la gripe: bit.ly/3jwwMFN

Twitter Web App : This #Halloween, remember to wear a protective mask and not just a spooky mask. Wash hands often, stay 6 feet apart and home if sick.

#TexasDSHSNewsRelease: How to have a Spooktacular but #HealthyTexas Halloween
English: bit.ly/3otsl2e
Spanish: bit.ly/3jwwMFN

Twitter Web App : 🥗🏃‍♀️Eating good nutrition and getting 30 minutes of physical activity 5 days a week helps you stay at a healthy weight. Learn more: cdc.gov/healthyweight #HealthyTexas twitter.com/CDCgov/status/…

Twitter Media Studio : I am here to ask for your help.

Commissioner Hellerstedt asks us all to shake off our COVID fatigue and keep up the #HealthyTexas steps. With hospitalizations quickly rising, we all need to help ourselves and others stay healthy and out of the hospital. #COVID19TX.

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Sprout Social : Good news: Texas doesn’t have Sabertooth tigers. Bad news: Texas can have lead in paint, soil, and imported dishes, spices and toys. Children under 6 are at greater risk of lead exposure and poisoning.

Learn more at dshs.texas.gov/lead
#GetLeadCheckedTexas #NLPPW2020

Sprout Social : #DYK in 2018, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs? The majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from friends and family.

On national #TakeBackDay, you can safely turn in your unused meds at collection sites near you: takebackday.dea.gov

Sprout Social : About 3,600 babies in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly each year. This #SIDSAwarenessMonth, lets educate our friends and family on how we can reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome. Learn more about #SIDS: cdc.gov/sids

Twitter Web App : #DYK: About 3.6 million American households have children under 6 years old who live in homes with lead exposure hazards. #TeamTexasHHS and Texas DSHS invite you to join free Lead Poisoning Prevention Webinars for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. hud.gov/sites/dfiles/H…

Twitter Web App : DSHS is deploying another 460 medical personnel
to the El Paso region. More than 700 personnel have been deployed. DSHS has also sent 48 patient monitors, 25 medical beds and 30 oxygen concentrators to support local hospitals. twitter.com/GovAbbott/stat…

Sprout Social : President Reagan established International Infection Prevention Week in 1986. The week focuses attention on how infection prevention can save lives and healthcare dollars.

Keep up your #HealthyTexas steps and stay up-to-date on vaccinations to prevent serious infections. #IIPW

iPhone : Today’s #vaccines use only the ingredients they need to be as safe and effective as possible 🩹. Learn more here: bit.ly/3oiR4pZ. #NationalHealthEducationWeek #NHEW

Twitter Web App : Getting a flu shot is more important than ever this year. Find providers with free or low-cost flu shots here: bit.ly/31xsWpw #HealthyTexas twitter.com/GovAbbott/stat…

Twitter Web App : The CDC updated the definition of a COVID-19 close contact. Frequent brief exposures to people with COVID-19 may lead to spread. #HealthyTexas #COVID19TX twitter.com/CDCgov/status/…

Twitter Web App : #HealthyTexas steps save lives:
💪Get your flu shot
↔️Stay 6 feet apart
🙌Wash hands often
🤒If sick, get tested then stay home
🦠Avoid large and risky gatherings
🏡Stay home when possible
🧼Clean and disinfect objects/surfaces
👉Don't touch your face

Twitter Web App : Our #COVID19TX dashboard updates daily and has more data, data definitions and disclaimers.

COVID-19 Case Data:

COVID-19 Test and Hospital data:

Twitter Web App : #COVID19TX update: Hospitalizations are rising quickly. Gatherings without masks and other #HealthyTexas steps are increasing community spread.

In the last 7 days #Texas averaged:
⬆️4,292 new cases per day
⬆️4,386 current hospitalizations
⬇️69 new fatalities reported per day

Twitter Web App : #HealthyTexas steps save lives. twitter.com/CDCgov/status/…