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Texas Department of State Health Services

DSHS Responding to COVID-19 Outbreak


COVID-19: Coronavirus Disease 2019DSHS is responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China. For prevention tips, symptoms, traveler information, and healthcare provider resources, see our COVID-19 website.

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United States Census 2020

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau mails survey packets to homes in the U.S. Answering the survey provides an accurate count of residents. Local governments use survey results to determine how much funding communities receive for key services, such as public health, public safety and emergency preparedness. Please do your part and respond to the survey.

U.S. Census 2020


Vital Statistics Office Closure


State of Texas Birth CertificateDue to public health concerns with COVID‑19, the DSHS Austin Lobby for Vital Statistics walk-in orders will be closed, starting March 17, 2020 at 12 noon, until further notice. This is a precautionary measure to ensure everyone’s safety. Please visit
Texas.gov for

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Home Page | the Department of Anesthesiology

“Ronald K. Baker PhD, MD was a resident in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona in the late 70s when I was a junior faculty member. We did many cases together, and I remember him well, and fondly, as an excellent resident and physician, always on top of things. He had an engaging personality, scraggly mustache, and a wry (sometimes smirky) smile and sense of humor. Like me, he was a bit quirky, with esoteric interests (I wasn’t surprised to learn he cared for distressed ferrets). He had excellent hands for procedures, but roughly hewn, as if he worked on cars or other labor-intensive hobbies in his spare time. 

He had been a chemist and I queried him about van der Waals forces, the subtle quantum interactions by which anesthetic gases erase consciousness, still mysterious to this day. Favoring true ‘chemical’ bonds, Ron disdained the weak and

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Department of Family Medicine | Georgetown University

Welcome!

Michelle A. Roett, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CPE
Professor and Chair, Family Medicine Department
Welcome to the Georgetown University Department of Family Medicine. Our department is comprised of a diverse group of faculty and staff working on a wide variety of teaching, research, primary care, and direct service programs in and around Washington, D.C. The Department is deeply committed to the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, or “care of the whole person. Our vision is “Community Health, One Family at a Time”. To learn about our mission, goals and different programs, please explore the menu above.

Welcome to our new 2019 MedStar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center Family Medicine Intern Class:

  • Larissa Assam – State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • Emili Delp – Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
  • Rebecca Fujimura – Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Melat Gebremichael – State University of New York  Downstate Medical Center
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Public Health | Department of Public Health Sciences

Dr. Hermes Florez

Dr. Hermes Florez, MD, M.P.H, Ph.D., has been named Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Florez is a professor and director of the Division of Epidemiology and Population Health Sciences within the department. Dr. Florez also serves as the director of the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. “I am appreciative that Dr. Florez has graciously accepted the opportunity to step up into the role of interim chair. It’s an especially exciting time for the department and the work we are doing in public health. I fully support Dr. Florez and his strategic vision for the department,” said Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., dean and chief academic officer at the Miller School of Medicine.

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The School of Education and Human Development invited five key stakeholders and leaders in the field to a panel discussion that addressed the implications for

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Department of Emergency Medicine | UC Davis Health

The Department of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis provides a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, 60 residents, and a total of 26 specialists of every medical and surgical specialty to treat critically ill and injured adults and children. Our team provides an extraordinary level of knowledge, skill and compassion to every patient we serve at our level 1 Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion. The Emergency Department is prepared and equipped to provide comprehensive and efficient emergency care to patients in need of medical and surgical specialty physicians to treat critical and acute illnesses and injuries 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Level-1 adult and pediatric trauma care

At UC Davis Health we provide level-1 adult and pediatric trauma care for more than 33 of California’s 58 counties caring for and servicing over 80,000 patients each year. UC Davis Health is home to state-of-the-art emergency care for children. Our

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Department of Internal Medicine – U of U School of Medicine –

5 Ways U of U Scientists Are Addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
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Mar 20, 2020

5 Ways U of U Scientists Are Addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

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As COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, spreads across the globe, University of Utah scientists are stepping up to the plate to address the numerous unanswered questions emerging in its wake. … Read More

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Mar 20, 2020

Match Day 2020

The Department of Internal Medicine is excited to announce Match Day results for Utah and incoming students. … Read More

Internal Medicine

Experts Share Rationale for Social Distancing, Other COVID-19 Preventive Practices
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Mar 19, 2020

Experts Share Rationale for Social Distancing, Other COVID-19 Preventive Practices

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A pair of University of Utah Health researchers involved in efforts to suppress COVID-19 participated in a live call-in show on the Salt Lake City public radio station that focused on

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Department of Pediatric Dentistry – UW School of Dentistry

Resident dentist with young patient

In 2010, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s joined forces to combat the growing crisis of childhood dental disease by combining health services, education, research and public policy under one roof at The Center for Pediatric Dentistry (CPD). In 2013, the Department of Pediatric Dentistry relocated to the CPD.

From infant check-ups and early screening to parental education and special needs access, the CPD equips parents with the service and knowledge to ensure a healthy child and uses a multi-disciplined approach to solving the rampant issues of childhood oral health.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry is to promote the health of infants, children, adolescents, and persons with special needs, through education, research, and service, by:

  • Educating pediatric dentists for a lifetime of continuous learning and leadership.
  • Generating new knowledge through basic and clinical research.
  • Promoting effective preventive measures to ensure a lifetime of oral health.
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Florida Department of Health in Hernando

Protect yourself and your community from COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses such as the common cold and influenza.

Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.

If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

Avoid close contact with people who are sick, and stay home when you are sick.

A COVID-19 Call Center has been setup to answer questions by calling 1-866-779-6121
The Call Center is available Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

The Florida Department of Health is actively involved in enhanced surveillance for respiratory illness that may be COVID-19. Epidemiologists will follow up on any suspected cases that meet criteria for COVID-19 to arrange for testing when needed and monitor contacts of any confirmed cases, if

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McMaster University Department of Medicine >> Welcome

The Department of Medicine


Dr. Mark Crowther

Welcome to the Department of Medicine within the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University. The Mission of the Department of Medicine is to provide outstanding clinical care, to provide superlative education and to maintain our position as a “world leading” center for research and innovation. With more than 260 full-time and over 440 non-GFT faculty, the department consists of 18 Divisions spanning the breadth of Internal Medicine. We provide our services to the people of Hamilton, St. Catharines and the Kitchener Waterloo area, as well as other regional centers. We work closely with our hospital partners at the Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, the Niagara Healthcare System and other regional partner institutions to deliver excellent clinical care framed in the context of academic inquiry.

As the largest Department in the Faculty of Health Sciences, we are acutely aware of our

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