The City of Lubbock Vital Statistics office, which is responsible for issuing birth and death records, will be closed on Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Birth and death records will not be available on this date. The Vital Statistics staff will be hosting and attending a Regional Vital Statistics Conference in Lubbock at the Holiday Inn located at 3201 South Loop 289.
City and County registrars from across the region will be attending. This one-day intensive Regional Conference, one of four being hosted in Texas, will provide an intense learning experience for hospital and birthing center staff, midwives, local registrars, county clerks, justices of the peace, funeral directors, funeral home staff, and medical certifiers. Special focus will be given on the use of the Texas Electronic Registrar (TER) system, and participants will learn about new legislation affecting vital registration in Texas. Full services will resume on Thursday, August 15, 2013.