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Information for Travelers

CDC Communication Resources for Travelers. Termination of Air Travel Restrictions. On May 21, 2020, Gov. Abbott issued Executive Order GA-24 to terminate air travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This page is being updated as new information becomes available. Last updated June 21, 2021.

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URL: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/travelers.aspx

International Travel

(4 days ago) Sites Relating to International Travel. Travelers' Health Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Infectious Disease Information Concerning Destinations, Outbreaks, Diseases, Vaccinations, Traveling with Children, Special Needs Travelers, Cruise Ships and Air Travel.; Yellow Book, Health Information for International Travel Centers for Disease Control, National Center for …

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TravelVoucherForm021110

(3 days ago) Coordination of travel - "Four-per-car-rule" Coordination of travel must occur when two, three or four state employees employed by the same state agency travel on the same dates with the same Itinerary to conduct the same official state business. When 6. Non-contracted vendo - If claiming expenses with a non-contracted vendor the employee must

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ZCB Entry Requirements

(6 days ago) Zoonosis Control Branch Laws Import Impound Quarantine Report Rules Shelter Transport Vaccination Wild Animals Laws - Texas Entry Requirements (Laws, Regulations, Rules). Entry Requirements for Bringing Dogs and Cats into Texas Although not required by Texas law, most airlines require a health certificate issued by a veterinarian within seven to ten days prior to travel.

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Frequently Asked Questions COVID-19

(3 days ago) Follow all state and local recommendations or requirements after travel. See CDC’s Travel Planner for up-to-date local travel information. People who are not fully vaccinated should: Get tested with a viral test 3–5 days after international travel AND stay home and self-quarantine for a full 7 days after travel.

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ZCB Entry Requirements

(6 days ago) Entry Requirements for Bringing Dogs and Cats into Texas. Although not required by Texas law, most airlines require a health certificate issued by a veterinarian within seven to ten days prior to travel. Check with your airline for their exact requirements. To enter Texas and be in accordance with its state law, all dogs and cats three months

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Interim Guidance for Health Departments for Monitoring …

(6 days ago) (COVID-19) in Travel-Associated or Community Settings Purpose This document provides guidance for symptom monitoring by a public health official of asymptomatic persons who were possibly exposed to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), until 14 days after …

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Texas Executive Orders & Public Health Disaster Declarations …

(4 days ago) On May 21, 2020, Gov. Abbott issued Executive Order GA-24 to terminate air travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. On May 18, 2020, Gov. Abbott issued Executive Order GA-23 to coincide with the second phase of the ongoing plan to expand openings of certain businesses and activities in Texas.

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Health Alerts & Advisories

(9 days ago) June 16, 2021. HEALTH ADVISORY: Increased Interseasonal Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity in Texas. April 13, 2021. HEALTH ALERT: Cases of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia after Receipt of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine. April 1, 2021.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

(6 days ago) Call the national vaccine finder hotline toll free at 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler. The Texas Vaccine Scheduler helps Texans get scheduled for a COVID-19 vaccine at clinics hosted by participating Texas public health entities. Register online at GetTheVaccine.dshs.texas.gov.

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Texas DSHS HIV/STD Program

(6 days ago) DSHS HIV/STD Program. Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873 Austin, Texas 78714 Phone: 737-255-4300. Email the HIV/STD Program. Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program – This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, STDs, Hepatitis C, and TB in Texas.It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on

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Immunizations Unit, Frequently Asked Questions

(4 days ago) If you need to receive the yellow fever vaccine for overseas travel, you can view the authorized yellow fever vaccine provider list. All other questions relating to immunizations for foreign travel should be directed to the Infectious Disease Control Unit. Phone: (512) 458-7676, or refer to the CDC Travel Information web page.

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COVID-19: Guidance for Employees and Managers

(Just Now) *A potential exposure could be travel-related, contact to a known COVID-19 case, through a healthcare encounter, or through community interactions. 2. I am at an event associated with work (such as a conference or workshop) and another employee appears ill. What should I do? • Attendees should notify organizers if they suspect another attendee at

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Texas Investigates Case of COVID-19 Without Travel or Known …

(9 days ago) Texas Investigates Case of COVID-19 Without Travel or Known Exposure News Release March 11, 2020 Public health officials in Texas are investigating a case of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus, in a Montgomery County resident with no out-of-state travel and no identified contact with another person with COVID-19.

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THMP Guidance State or on Special Travel

(3 days ago) travel out of Texas. Temporary Out May request up to a 90-day supply of prescribed medications at their assigned THMP pharmacy twice per year. Must submit the THMP of State or Extra Medication Request Form. Documentation and/or proof of travel may be required. If a prescription filled in a quantity greater than a 30-day supply is lost, the

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Adult & Adolescent Immunization Program

(2 days ago) Global Migration and Travel Information. Traveling can be an adventure, but one can be exposed to various vaccine-preventable diseases. When traveling it is important to be aware of what immunizations are necessary to be protected from these diseases that one might be exposed.

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COVID-19 Testing Information

(1 days ago) Texas Case Counts . People can get tested for COVID‑19 at public testing sites and drive‑thru locations in certain parts of Texas. You can use CDC’s Coronavirus Self-Checker to help you make decisions about seeking appropriate testing and medical care.. Things to consider when looking for a public or drive-thru testing site:

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Yellow Fever Information

(3 days ago) Yellow Fever Vaccine Information Statement. International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis, or call (866) 512-1800. Order Yellow Fever Vaccine from Sanofi-Pasteur, or call (800) 822-2463. Last updated December 3, 2020.

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Frequently Asked Questions

(3 days ago) Travel reimbursement for qualified in-state educational experiences, Registration fees for educational conferences/courses. In-state tuition reimbursement stipend for the MPH program or required graduate level courses. Family Medical Leave and Employee Assistance Program. Retirement contribution and other state employee benefits.

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EMTF Resource Requirements, Reimbursement, and Allowable …

(5 days ago) Personal mileage from home to deployment site and return at a rate per mile as published by the State Comptroller for the time period specified or other specific travel costs (airline travel, rental vehicle, parking, etc.); and; Overtime cost of staff required to fill the regular scheduled shift of …

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Office of Border Health

(8 days ago) The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) border area is defined as the area within 100 kilometers (or 62 miles) of the Rio Grande in the La Paz Agreement of 1986, which includes the 32 Texas Border Counties (listed below), and Mexico.

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

(5 days ago) A new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was recently detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness. The 2019-nCoV outbreak began in December 2019, and Chinese health officials have reported thousands of 2019‑nCoV infections in China, including some that resulted in death. Many other countries have identified cases of 2019-nCoV infection …

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Typhoid Fever (Salmonella Typhi)

(7 days ago) Interview the case to get travel history and other risk factor information. o Make special note of the case’s travel history. If the case-patient does not report travel outside of the U.S., ask again about travel. If the answer is still negative, inquire about any visitors from a country where typhoid fever is …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Tools

(8 days ago) Download and share our Flyers & Posters, as well as our Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine, Successful Communication with People with Disabilities, and Why Children Need the COVID-19 Vaccine resources to encourage your community to get vaccinated. Print, post, and distribute these bilingual flyers and posters to encourage COVID-19 vaccination in your

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Texas Center for Infectious Disease, Home Page

(5 days ago) Volunteers and Community Relations Staff arrange and provide a wide variety of services to assist patients during their stay in the hospital, such as necessary clothing, stationary, postage stamps and travel expenses for a patient's return home, sponsorship of birth certificate, State ID and GED testing costs as well as many other items.

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COVID-19 Testing: Molecular, Antigen, and Antibody Tests …

(2 days ago) Version 4.0 – Released 09/07/2021 Page 1 of 5 . COVID-19 Testing: Molecular, Antigen, and Antibody Tests Explained . There are three types of tests available for COVID-19: molecular, antigen, and antibody (serology) testing.

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TravelFormsDescriptions

(7 days ago) Travel Forms Descriptions Click on the hyperlink to open the form. In the Internet browser, use the "file/save as" to save the file to your computer. Open the saved file in the program (Word or Excel) and complete. Item Form D escription TR Form (85KB Word) Travel Request Authorization Form #EF30-12086 This DSHS f

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Starting a Vaccination Clinic

(Just Now) 2. Find the Space. Secure a space to accomodate the flow of clients. Standard precautions should be in place. An area that can be considered private should be available if clothing needs to be removed to access immunization site. 3. Secure a Medical Director. Any free-standing or mobile clinic must have a medical director in place.

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Directions & Parking

(3 days ago) (travel 0.5 miles ; Turn LEFT onto S NEW BRAUNFELS AVE. (travel 0.4 miles) Turn RIGHT onto SE MILITARY DR/TX-13 LOOP W. (travel 0.4 miles) From Laredo, TX (Distance: 160.0 miles, Approximate Travel Time: 179 minutes) Stay straight to go onto I-35 N. (travel approx. 134.4 miles) Stay straight to go onto I-35 N/US-81 N. (travel approx. 1.1 miles)

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Information for First Responders

(3 days ago) DSHS COVID‑19 Guidance for First Responders and Local Jurisdictions (PDF, V.1.0, posted 4/08/2020) First responders, EMS systems, and law enforcement personnel can also find guidance for the COVID‑19 response from the CDC, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the Interagency Board for Emergency Preparedness and

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DSHS Reminds Pregnant Women who Travel to Mexico about Zika …

(5 days ago) Texas has had 229 reported Zika cases, all related to travel, including two cases transmitted via sexual contact with someone infected overseas and two infants who were infected before birth. For more information on Zika, including the latest testing criteria for health care providers, visit www.TexasZika.org. -30-

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Health Service Region 8

(7 days ago) The Regional Department of Social Work Services headquarters is located in San Antonio. Region 8 social workers are also located in Eagle Pass and Victoria. Social workers travel to all 28 counties in Region 8 to provide comprehensive case management services to children with special health care needs and their families. Links

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Texas DSHS HIV/STD Program

(7 days ago) DSHS HIV/STD Program. Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873 Austin, Texas 78714 Phone: 737-255-4300. Email the HIV/STD Program. Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program – This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, STDs, Hepatitis C, and TB in Texas.It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on

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Dengue, Region 11, 2013

(1 days ago) These 642 travel-associated cases were reported from 38 states. The states with the most cases reported to ArboNET are listed on the right. As you can see, some of these states are located in subtropical areas of the US making local transmission a possibility.

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Region 7 Epidemiology

(2 days ago) Travel-related cases in Texas don’t indicate spread within the state, but DSHS, the Texas Division of Emergency Management, and all state agencies continue their ongoing preparations so that all of state government is working together to limit the spread of the virus and protect Texans. The immediate risk to most Texans remains low.

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FORM I-2: TRAVEL Budget Category Instructions

(4 days ago) FORM I-2: TRAVEL Budget Category Instructions NOTE: All contracts with the Department of State Health Services require that a written travel policy be maintained by the contracting entity and available for review by DSHS staff upon request. If a written travel policy is …

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EPI-1 Infectious Disease Report

(2 days ago) Notes, comments, additional information such as other lab tests/results, clinical info, pregnancy status, occupation (food handler), school name/grade, travel history . Name of Reporting Facility Address Name of Person Reporting Title Phone Number: ( ) - Date of Report (mm/dd/yyyy) E …

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Texas High Education Institutions, School Districts, and State …

(3 days ago) The full travel advisory can be read . here. The State of Texas encourages everyone to heed the advice of the State Department and the CDC and avoid travel to China. Universities, schools, and state agencies who have employees or

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Public Health Officials Outline Zika Testing Guidance

(9 days ago) Pregnant women with limited travel should discuss it with their doctor and be tested based on when the travel occurred. Because of the risk of sexual transmission, the same recommendations apply to pregnant women who have sex without a condom with a partner who is a Brownsville resident or traveler.

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Best Practices: A Guide to Data Loggers

(9 days ago) dshs.texas.gov. Best Practices: A Guide to Data Loggers. Who should use a data logger? All storage units that contain COVID -19 vaccine should have a data logger

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Cholera Immunization

(4 days ago) Texas Health Service Regions. Contact Us. Infectious Disease Prevention Section. Mail Code: 1927. PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347. 1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401. Austin, TX 78714. Phone: (512) 776-7676. Fax: (512) 776-7616.

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