The Texas Epidemic Public Health Institute (TEPHI) is a network of public health professionals and resources that will ensure the state is at the forefront of pandemic readiness and response to keep Texans safe and the economy strong.

Join the TEPHI Public Health Reserve

TEPHI is made up of Texans who care about the health and well-being of their neighbors and has several ways for Texans to join this public health reserve:

Certificate in Pandemic Preparedness and Response

This online, self-paced certificate program is offered through the Texas Public Health Training Center and covers the various fundamentals of pandemic preparedness and response professionals use to ensure a successful emergency response has been achieved. The certificate, available in spring 2022, is designed for public health personnel who have not received formal training in public health and for people interested in learning more about and participating in pandemic preparedness. This program includes four asynchronous online courses and a capstone exercise. Register for the certificate program now.

Training Exercises and Continuing Professional Education Courses

Routine training exercises will be held to certify TEPHI reserve members are equipped with the most up-to-date public health strategies and knowledge. TEPHI members will also have the opportunity to advance their skills with Continuing Professional Education Courses, which signify an advanced understanding of crucial public health principles.

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