Department of State Health Services - Health Service Region 8

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Lillian Ringsdorf, M.D., M.P.H.R08-COUNTIES
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
E-Mail Region 8 | Map to our location

After Hours and Emergency Reporting by Health Officials:

Call 210-949-2121

Current News and Information:

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Last updated June 18, 2014