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Public Health Department


The Beaumont Public Health Department has moved to their new location at 3040 College Street.   The new 30,000 square foot facility will house all Health divisions under one roof.

For further concerns or questions, please contact Sherry Ulmer, Public Health Director, at 409.832.4000.

For information about the Zika virus, click here.

CDC Zika Virus Video

Prevent Stroke      Hand Washing

Healthy Eating      Smoking Cessation

Beat the Heat with the following information:
Heat Exhaustion
Heat Related Illness
Heat Stroke

Clinical Health Services

James Jones, Clinical Supervisor of Beaumont EMS has been appointed to the Emergency Medical Services Committee for a 2 year term beginning January 1, 2016 and expiring December 31, 2018. The function of this committee is to review pertinent issues and make recommendations to the Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) who, in turn, make recommendations to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

We are extremely proud of Jim for this appointment. He represents BEMS and the City of Beaumont with excellence every day, and we are confident that he will make valuable contributions to this committee.

Letter of Appointment

Immunization Clinic

Monday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Tuesday - Friday, 8: a.m. - 5 p.m.
First Monday of the month: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fee: $10 per child / $15 per adult.
Adult Flu Vaccine - $20 (while supplies last)
Record Replacement: $5 per record
Medicaid accepted.
ONLY uninsured children and adults accepted
No one will be denied for inability to pay
No appointment necessary
Residency requirement: None

Public Health Preparedness Division

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
To report a reportable condition (including after-hours and on the weekends), call 409-839-4208.

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)Clinic

Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
No appointment necessary
Fee: $20 (No one will be denied service for inability to pay)
Residency requirement: None

Tuberculosis Clinic

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Call 409-654-3643 for appointment. No walk-ins
Fee: No Charge
Residency requirement: North Jefferson County


Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Birth and death certificates are issued the same day if you are in by 4 p.m. Applications are taken until 5 p.m. and mailed the next business day.
Application form for Birth and Death Certificates

Vital Statistics is the registration, preparation, transcription, collection, compilation, and preservation of data pertaining to births, acknowledgements of paternity, deaths, fetal deaths (stillbirths), and related data. We issue certified death certificates on individuals that died in the city of Beaumont and Precincts I and VI.

Certified Birth Certificate:                                    $23
Certified death certificate - first copy:                   $21
Certified death certificate – each additional copy:  $4
Notary Affidavit:                                                  $6 / $1 each additional signature

There is a $25 customer service charge on all returned checks. Accepted payments are: cash, personal check, cashier’s check, credit/debit card, or money order with proper identification. Make checks payable to: Beaumont Public Health Department. Personal checks must contain pre-printed name and address. Two-party checks, checks greater than the amount of purchase, and out-of-state checks will not be accepted.

All AMENDMENTS to birth certificates are processed through the State office in Austin and payable to the State Bureau of Vital Statistics. Forms available at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/

Birth Records
Birth records are confidential records for the first 75 years after filing and death records are confidential for the first 25 years. These records may only be issued to a properly qualified applicant upon submission of a written application that fully identifies the records.

Adoption Records
Adoption records are confidential forever and may only be opened upon order of the court which granted the adoption. These records are opened at the State Bureau of Vital Statistics.

Acknowledgment of Paternity Records
Paternity records are confidential. A certified copy may only be obtained through the State Bureau of Vital Statistics. Call the Vital Statistics office for more information.

Qualified Applicants
A qualified applicant is the registrant, or an immediate family member (parent, grandparent, or sibling) either by blood or marriage, his or her guardian, or his or her legal agent or representative. Local, state, and federal law enforcement or governmental agencies and other persons may be designated as properly qualified applicants by demonstrating a direct and tangible interest in the record when the information in the record is necessary to implement a statutory provision or to protect a personal legal property right. This is demonstrated by written proof.

           Health Promotion Services
          409-654-3619 or 409-654-3621

Health Promotion provides health education presentations to community residents, individuals or groups with the aim of improving knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy and individual capacity to change.

    Public Education
    Educators are available with at least one week notice prior to desired engagement date.
    Topics include:
         • Health Services
         • Healthy Dietary Practices (nutrition) / Choose My Plate
         • HIV/AIDS
         • Immunizations
         • Personal Hygiene
         • Public Health Preparedness
         • Self-esteem
         • Sexually Transmitted Infections
         • Stroke
         • Tobacco
         • WIC Services

    Community Health Fairs
    The following services are available through health fairs:
         • Stroke Awareness
         • Public Health Preparedness
         • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) / HIV Education

    Printed Materials
    The department has printed materials available on a wide variety of health topics. Materials may be requested by calling or visiting the department.

    On Referral Basis

         • CPR Classes
         • Diabetes Education
         • Cancer Prevention
         • Heart Disease
         • Home Safety
         • Hypertension / High Blood Pressure
         • Smoking Cessation
         • Stress and Stress Related Illness
         • Violence, Rape or Sexual Abuse

     Health Services 

Clinical Services

Vital Statistics

Health Education

Birth Certificates

Environmental Health

Women, Infants, &
          Children (WIC)

On-Line Forms

       ►Prescription Discount

H1N1 Flu Information
       Dial 3-1-1 or 980.8311


       Healthcare 411
National Center for
       Environmental Health
       Mold Information

Immunization Information
       and Vaccine Requirements

ImmTrac, the Texas
       Immunization Registry

       Sherry Ulmer
       Public Health Director

3040 College St.
       Beaumont, TX 77701
       Phone: 409.832.4000



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