The 2017-18 respiratory syncytial virus season ended for all counties in Texas on April 14, 2018, and prior authorization requests for Synagis are no longer accepted or reviewed.

2017-18 Schedule by HHS Region

  • Region 1 (High Plains)
    • Start date: November 15, 2017
    • End date: April 14, 2018
  • Region 2 (Northwest Texas)
    • Start date: November 15, 2017
    • End date: April 14, 2018
  • Region 3 (Metroplex)
    • Start date: November 1, 2017
    • End date: March 31, 2018
  • Region 4 (Upper East Texas)
    • Start date: November 1, 2017
    • End date: March 31, 2018
  • Region 5 (Southeast Texas)
    • Start date: October 1, 2017
    • End date: February 28, 2018
  • Region 6  (Gulf Coast)
    • Start date: October 1, 2017
    • End date: February 28, 2018
  • Region 7 (Central Texas)
    • Start date: October 15, 2017
    • End date: March 14, 2018
  • Region 8 (Upper South Texas)
    • Start date: November 1, 2017
    • End date: March 31, 2018
  • Region 9 (West Texas)
    • Start date: November 15, 2017
    • End date: April 14, 2018
  • Region 10  (Upper Rio Grande)
    • Start date: November 15, 2017
    • End date: April 14, 2018
  • Region 11 (Lower South Texas)
    • Start date: October 15, 2017
    • End date: March 14, 2018