Lillian Ringsdorf, M.D., M.P.H.
Regional Medical Director
Gale Morrow, M.P.H., M.C.H.E.S
Deputy Regional Director
Welcome to the Texas Department of State Health Services Region 8. We provide public health services in twenty-eight counties of south central Texas. Region 8 borders the Rio Grande River and Mexico on the west and the Gulf Coast in the east. Region 8 is geographically diverse and includes rolling hills and plains, hill country, coastal plains, brush country and desert. We have a combined population of 3 million with 1.7 million people living in Bexar County.
How to Reach us:
DSHS Region 8
7430 Louis Pasteur, San Antonio, Texas, 78229
Phone: 210-949-2000 | Fax 210-949-2015
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NOTE: September 22's TB Screening Meeting presentations are available through the Training and Activities Link below.
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