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 Lufkin, Texas 75902         936-634-8881
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Flu season is approaching.  Watch our hand washing PSAs in English and Spanish.


Are you ready?  Get vaccinated!  The Seasonal Flu Vaccine for everyone 6 months and older is available now.  The H1N1 (Swine) Flu Vaccine will be available in mid-October.  Pregnant women and children first.  Age Group 65 and over should consult their physician.  Ensure health and get both vaccines.  Vaccines are available at the Angelina County & Cities Health District located at 503 Hill St., Lufkin Texas.  Call (936) 633-0608 for more information.  Click here to download a flyer!



NEW!  Click on the above graphic for the latest Texas Department of State Health Services Updates



H1N1 (Swine) Flu Information Page



Based on information obtained from conference calls with Texas Department State Health Services, meetings with the local hospitals, and the Angelina County Health District all City parks are open to all normal activities.

We still encourage everyone to be conscientious and continue frequent hand washing, stay at home if you are sick, cover your cough/sneeze, and use alcohol based hand sanitizers.


Watch our new video on hand washing from the Angelina County and Cities Health District.  We also have a version En Espanola.

Provided for your information is a copy of a press release from the DSHS.

There are everyday actions people can take to stay healthy.

·         Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.

·         Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hands cleaners are also effective.

·         Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread that way.


Try to avoid close contact with sick people with flu symptoms.

·        Influenza is thought to spread mainly person-to-person through coughing or sneezing of infected people.

·        If you get sick, CDC recommends that you stay home from work or school and limit contact with others to keep from infecting them.


The U.S. State Department is urging Americans to avoid 'non-essential' travel to Mexico.






Pandemic Flu Preparedness

                                                     Pandemic Flu/Swine Flu Info:



Association of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO)

Swine Flu State Updates:


DHHS (US Department of Health and Human Services)

Public Health Emergency Declaration:


DHHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Tools and Resources for Influenza Preparedness


DHHS/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Main Swine Flu Web Link:

Case Counts:

Guidance and Recommendations:

Influenza General Resources

Info Phone Line:   1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)

Key Facts:

Media Brf Transcripts:

Seasonal Flu Overview

Travel Updates/Guidance.

“Widgets” (Including Swine Flu Widget).


DHHS/Pandemic Flu.Gov

Federal and world response stages:

Use of Pneumococcal Vaccine

State-by-State Pandemic Planning and status:


Department of Homeland Security (DHS):



FEMA Assistance for Pan Flu:


Google Maps Swine Flu Tracking Tool:,-110.390625&spn=15.738151,25.488281&z=5


International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

Spanish Language reports/resources/information.


Masks and PPE:


Mexican Department of Health:


Office of Personnel Management (HR and US Govt personnel

H1N1 (Swine Flu)


Advice to Federal Employees and Agencies on Preventing the Spread of the Current Flu and Maintaining Readiness to Use HR Flexibilities if Necessary


Pan American Health Organization:

Main Site:

Flu Page:


US Dpt of Agriculture

Swine Flu FAQs.


World Health Organization:

Pandemic Alert System/Levels:

Swine Flu Page:







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