Texas Department of State Health Services Directory

TopicProgramContactPhone
Campus Program for MinorsPublic Sanitation and Retail Food Safety

CampylobacteriosisEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Vanessa.Cantu@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

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

Carbapenem Resistant EnterobacteriaceaeEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Susana.Baumann@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

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@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

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@dshs.texas.gov

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@dshs.texas.gov

Allison.Sierocki@dshs.texas.gov

Greg.Leos@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

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

vstat@dshs.texas.gov

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

ChlamydiaHIV/STD Program

hivstd@dshs.texas.gov

512-533-3000

Chronic Wasting DiseaseZoonosis Control Branch

Eric.Fonken@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Closures (Fish/Oysters)Seafood and Aquatic Life Group

Seafood and Aquatic Life Group

512-834-6757

Coccidiodomycosis-Valley/Desert FeverEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Antonio.Aragon@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Cold/Flu Protection and PreventionEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Hailey.Rucas@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

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

Contaminated Sharps InjuriesEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Jennifer.Vinyard@dsh.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Contaminated Sharps Injury ReportingEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Jennifer.Vinyard@dsh.texas.gov

512-776-7676

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

CoronavirusEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Hailey.Rucas@dshs.texas.gov

Antonio.Aragon@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

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

Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease (CJD)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Rachael.Straver@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Cryptosporidiosis Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Venessa.Cantu@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

CyclosporaEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Venessa.Cantu@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

CysticercosisZoonosis Control Branch

Bonny.Mayes@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676