Texas Department of State Health Services Directory

TopicProgramContactPhone
Camps for Youth (Health Inspections)PSQA Unit – Public Health Sanitation & Consumer Products Safety Group

Youth Camp Program

512-834-6788, ext. 2305

CampylobacteriosisEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Vanessa Cantu

Wendy Albers

Greg Leos

512-776-6648

512-776-6326

512-776-3182

Cancer Clusters (Excess Cancer)Environmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

Emily Hall

512-776-2652

Cancer StatisticsCancer Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch

TCR Epidemiology Group

512-776-3080

Fax: 512-776-7681

Cancer Studies ResearchCancer Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch

TCR Epidemiology Group

512-776-3080

Fax: 512-776-7681

Cancer Surveillance (Texas Cancer Registry)Cancer Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch

CancerData@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-3080

Fax: 512-776-7681

Car SafetySafe Riders Program

Frank Luera

512-776-2207

Car SeatsSafe Riders Program

Frank Luera

512-776-2207

800-252-8255

Cardiovascular DiseaseHeart Disease and Stroke

Nancy Eichner

512-776-3684

Carpapenem Resistant EnterobacteriaceaeEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Jennifer Vinyard

512-776-3773

Case Management/Social WorkCase Management

Case Management

512-776-2168

CemeteriesVital Statistics

Field Services

512-776-3010

Central Adoption RegistryVital Statistics

Tricia Zeigler

512-776-7388

Certificates of Free Sale / Origin and SanitationCertificate of Free Sale Program

Foods Licensing Group

512-834-6626

Chagas DiseaseZoonosis Control Branch

Bonny Mayes

512-776-2888

CheckupsSafe Riders Program

Frank Luera

512-776-2207

CheesesMilk and Dairy Group

Milk and Dairy Group

512-834-6758

Chemical Contamination (Chemical Exposure)Environmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

epitox@dshs.state.tx.us

Chemical Threat - Laboratory TestingLaboratory Services Section, Emergency Preparedness Branch

Rahsaan Drumgoole

512-776-6171

Chemicals (Hazardous Workplace)Hazard Communication Worker Right-to-Know Program

TxHazComHelp

512-834-6787

ChempackCommunity Preparedness Section

Bruce Clements

Jeff Hoogheem

512-458-7219

Fax: 512-458-7472

Chicken Pox (Varicella)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Kelsey Sanders

Allison Sierocki

Lucille Palenapa

512-776-6577

512-776-2722

512-776-2588

Child (Placing Agency Records)Vital Statistics

Tricia Zeigler

512-776-7388

Child Fatality Review ProgramTitle V Maternal and Child Health

Amy Bailey

512-776-2311

Child Fatality Review StatisticsCenter for Health Statistics

Data Management Program

512-776-7509

Child HealthTitle V Maternal and Child Health

Ramah Leith

512-776-2021

Child Lead Reporting (formerly Disease Reporting Occupational)Environmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

Patrick Bloomingdale

Leticia Nogueira

512-776-2919

512-776-6704

Child Passenger SafetySafe Riders Program

Frank Luera

512-776-2207

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program

CSHCN

512-776-7355

800-252-8023

Closures (Fish/Oysters)Seafood and Aquatic Life Group

Seafood and Aquatic Life Group

512-834-6757

CommunicationsCommunications Unit

Communications Unit

512-776-7404

Community Health WorkerPromotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program

Beatrice Smith

Adriana Flores

512-776-2808

512-776-3860

Community Hospital Capital ImprovementOffice of EMS/Trauma Systems Coordination

Jane Guerrero

512-834-6700, ext. 6745

Confidentiality IssuesGeneral Counsel

Lisa Hernandez

512-776-7236

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening Unit

512-776-3957

Congenital HypothyroidismNewborn Screening

Newborn Screening Unit

512-776-3957

Consumer Products (Hazardous) – PermitsHazardous Consumer Products Registration Program (Licensing Unit)

Hazardous Products

512-834-6600, ext. 2174

Consumer Products (Hazardous) – RegulationsHazardous Consumer Products Registration Program (Policy and Standards)

HazPro Help

512-834-6787

Continuing EducationAcademic Affairs

Laura Wells

512-776-3566

Continuing Medical EducationAcademic Affairs

Laura Wells

512-776-3566

Continuing Nursing EducationAcademic Affairs

Laura Wells

512-776-3566

ContractsContract Oversight and Support Section

Jovita Salinas

512-458-7484

Controlled Substances SchedulesDrugs and Medical Devices Group

Drugs and Medical Devices Group

512-834-6755

CosmeticsDrugs and Medical Devices Group

Drugs and Medical Devices Group

512-834-6755

County Fact Sheets/Selected Health FactsCenter for Health Statistics

Data Dissemination Program

512-776-7261

Crabmeat SafetySeafood and Aquatic Life Group

Seafood and Aquatic Life Group

512-834-6757