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Long Live Texans

Long Live Texans is the go-to resource for chronic disease prevention in Texas. It is also a movement, one in which we hope everyone in the state will take part. We aim to take Texas from being a leader in chronic disease rates to being a leader in preventing chronic disease.

Developed and managed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Long Live Texans serves as the connector for agencies, organizations, and communities working collaboratively in the state‘s Coordinated Chronic Disease Initiative.

We are individually and collectively creating education and outreach efforts to increase awareness of chronic disease and its causes and to educate the public about ways to prevent it.

Texas Department of State Health Services

Vision: A Healthy Texas

Mission: To improve health and well-being in Texas

City of Lufkin

Lufkin is considered the regional hub in East Texas, which includes 12 surrounding counties and is known for its forests that stretch for several miles. Our residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life including excellent schools, beautiful parks and open spaces, cultural arts, and a broad range of recreational activities. Visitors are happy to explore the many assets our community has to offer and enjoy our enviable weather.

Angelina County & Cities Health District

The Angelina County & Cities Health District is a public health district formed between the county and cities of Angelina County in 1967. The Health District has had a significant role in the growth of a health care system in East Texas, located in Lufkin, that provides care to 12 county draw area in Deep East Texas.

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