Texas Department of State Health Services Health Service Regions 2 & 3


Region 3 Headquarters Picture

James A. Zoretic, M.D., M.P.H., Regional Director
Earlene Quinn, Deputy Regional Director

1301 S. Bowen Road, Suite 200
Arlington, Tx 76013
Phone: 817-264-4500 | Fax: 817-264-4506
Email Regions 2/3


  • Vision: A Healthy Texas

    Mission: To improve health and well-being in Texas

Regional Information

The regional office for PHR 2/3 is located in Arlington, with sub-regional offices in Abilene and Wichita Falls. Of the 49 counties covered, 38 do not have local health departments. Geographically, PHR 2/3 covers an area larger than 17 states and has a population greater than 33 states.

The Region employs a multidisciplinary team consisting of a public health physician, veterinarians, nurses, nutritionists, sanitarians, social workers, environmental quality specialists and support staff. This team serves the public health needs of the 38 counties without health departments. The Region also acts as a primary resource for the existing local health agencies, and encourages the development of additional local departments as the population of the regions continues to grow.

Last updated March 20, 2015