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Austin Health Screening Services

You can be tested for Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, or HIV/AIDS to find out if you need important medical treatment.

There are three ways to request a birth or death certificate - online, in person or by mail. Request a certificate online, or view more information about requesting certificates in person or by mail.

Childcare Services

The City of Austin and Travis County offer a child care program for low income families in Austin/Travis County that is operated by Workforce Solutions Child Care Services (CCS).

Communicable Disease Reporting

Call 512-972-5555 or fax 512-972-5772 at any time of day to report a disease. Messages are answered within 15 minutes. For more information, see Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance.

Learn about free nutrition or diabetes education classes, available at locations throughout Travis County.

It’s time to fight the flu and help protect ourselves and the community by getting an annual flu shot. The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department has scheduled seasonal flu vaccine clinics throughout Austin and Travis County. Free flu shots are available for uninsured and under-insured T

Food Handler Registration with the City of Austin is required for employees working in a Food Enterp0rise.

Free Social Services

Visit Neighborhood Centers for services for low and moderate-income families in need including basic needs (food pantry), seasonal program services (Christmas Bureau applications) and social services (crisis intervention).

Contact  3-1-1 to have graffiti removed on public or private property. For more information, see Graffiti Removal. If you see graffiti in progress, call 9-1-1.

Learn more about the Healthy Places, Health People initiative and how to make your home, school, workplace, or neighborhood healthier.

Immunizations

Vaccinations are available for children (Shots for Tots), adults (Big Shots), persons needing testing or persons having hepatitis. Seasonal flu shots are also available. For an appointment, call 512-972-5520. View information about immunization clinics.

Food establishments in Austin are inspected twice a year to evaluate proper food handling to ensure food safety. Inspection scores are posted online for public review.

Rodent Control

To report a problem with rats, contact us at 512-978-0370 or by email. See Vector Control for more information.

Smoking in public places is prohibited in Austin.  To report violations, call 512-978-0300, send an email, or complete the Smoking in Public Places Online Complaint F

Swimming Pool or Spa Inspections

Public and semi-public pools and spas must be inspected and issued a permit. Complete a Permit and Plan Review Application or call 512-978-0300 for more information.

Get help to quit tobacco for good or learn how to create more tobacco-free environments where you live, work, and play.

Tuberculosis Testing

 The tuberculosis clinic provides evaluation and treatment of clients for latent and active TB disease.

Learn about this free program to start a physical activity group with your family, friends, neighbors, or co-workers.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Participants learn about nutrition and how to stay healthy, and receive food certificates to purchase healthy foods. WIC Services are free to those who are eligible.

NOTICE:  TEXAS WIC PROGRAM IS OPEN.  All clinic sites for the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program serving Travis and Bas