Texas Department of State Health Services Directory

TopicProgramContactPhone
Safe RidersSafe Riders Program

Frank Luera

512-776-2207

Safety WorkplacePSQA Section – Environmental Hazards Unit

TxHazCom Help

512-834-6787

Salmonellosis Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Jonathan.Kolsin@dshs.texas.gov

Venessa.Cantu@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Salmonellosis in reptiles and amphibiansZoonosis Control Branch

Eric.Fonken@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Salvage CosmeticsSalvage Brokers and Establishments

Drugs and Medical Devices Group

512-834-6755

Salvage DrugSalvage Brokers and Establishments

Drugs and Medical Devices Group

512-834-6755

Salvage Food RegulationsSalvage Brokers and Establishments

Foods Group

512-834-6770

Salvage Medical DevicesSalvage Brokers and Establishments

Drugs and Medical Devices Group

512-834-6755

Scarlet Fever/Rheumatic FeverInfectious Disease Control Unit

Amy.Littman@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

School Cafeteria Inspection Payment/Applications Retail Foods Establishments

Foods Licensing Group

512-834-6626

School HealthSchool Health Program

School Health Program

512-776-7279

School Health – Texas School Health Advisory CommitteeSchool Health Program

School Health Program

512-776-7279

School Immunization RequirementsImmunization Unit

schoolimm@dshs.texas.gov

800-252-9152

School NursesSchool Health Program

Anita Wheeler

512-776-2909

School-Based Health CentersSchool-Based Health Centers

School Health Program

512-776-7279

Schools (Head Lice)School Health Program

School Health Program

512-776-7279

Schools/Child Care Facilities (Vision/Hearing Screening)School Vision and Hearing Screening Program

Vision and Hearing Screening Program

512-776-6442

Science and Population Health, Office ofOffice of Science and Population Health

publichealth@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7792

Seafood and Shellfish LicensesFoods Group

Foods Licensing Group

512-834-6626, ext. 2646

512-834-6757, ext. 2500

Seafood ContaminationSeafood and Aquatic Life Group

Seafood and Aquatic Life Group

512-834-6757

Seafood Safety (other than shellfish and crab meat)Foods Group

Seafood and Aquatic Life Group

512-834-6670

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS Laboratory Issues)Laboratory Services Section, Microbiological Services Branch

Crystal.VanCleave@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7594

Sexual Violence PreventionTitle V Maternal and Child Health

Carol Harvey

512-776-6965

ShellfishSeafood and Aquatic Life Group

Seafood and Aquatic Life Group

512-834-6757

ShigellosisEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Irina.Cody@dshs.texas.gov

Venessa.Cantu@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

Sickle CellNewborn Screening

Newborn Screening Unit

512-776-3957

Silicosis ReportingEnvironmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

Emily Hall

Ketki Patel

512-776-2652

512-776-3723

Smallpox (Variola)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Laura.Tabony@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Snakes-PoisonousEnvironmental Epi and Disease Registry Section

Matt Forrester

512-659-3627

South Texas Laboratory - Harlingen, TXLaboratory Services Section

Aurora.Martinez@dshs.texas.gov

956-364-8748

Spinal Cord InjuriesEnvironmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

Stacy Jorgensen

512-776-2808

Spinal ScreeningSchool Spinal Screening Program

Spinal Screening Program

512-776-6442

St. Louis EncephalitisZoonosis Control Branch

Kelly.Broussard@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

StaphylococcalEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Susana.Baumann@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

State EpidemiologistOffice of Science and Population Health

StateEpi@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7198

State Hospitals - HHSC (State Mental Health Facilities)Hospital Services Section

Statewide Health Coordinating CouncilCenter for Health Statistics

shcc@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-6541

Statistics (Demographic Trends, Income, Poverty Rate)Center for Health Statistics

chs-info@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7261

Strategic National StockpileHealth Emergency Preparedness and Response

Bruce Clements

512-458-7219

Streptococcal Disease, Group A & BEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Amy.Littman@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

StrokeHeart Disease and Stroke Program

Nancy Eichner

512-776-3684

Stroke Designation EMS/Trauma Systems

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

Substance Use - HHSC (Substance Abuse)Mental Health and Substance Use - HHSC

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)Office of Title V and Family Health

Amy Bailey

512-776-2311

Suffocations/ObstructionsEnvironmental Epi and Injury Surveillance Group

Dan Dao

512-458-3575

Suicide Prevention - HHSCMental Health and Substance Use - HHSC

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
1-800-273-TALK(8255)

SuicidesEnvironmental Epi and Injury Surveillance Group

Dan Dao

Adrian Conder

512-776-3575

512-776-6379

Survey of Organizational ExcellenceDivision of Organization Development

Robin Scott

512-458-7111, ext. 6114

Swimming Pools and Spas, PublicPublic Swimming Pools and Spas

Katie Moore

512-834-6788

Syndromic SurveillanceSyndromic Surveillance

Syndromic.Surveillance@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7770

Syndromic Surveillance Governance CouncilSyndromic Surveillance Governance Council

Syndromic.Surveillance@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7770

SyphilisHIV/STD Program

hivstd@dshs.texas.gov

512-533-3000