Health Topics Directory

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

publichealth@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7792

Safe RidersSafe Riders Program

saferiders@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-2207

Safety WorkplacePSQA Section – Environmental Hazards Unit

txhazcomhelp@dshs.texas.gov

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

dmd.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov

512-834-6755

Salvage DrugSalvage Brokers and Establishments

dmd.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov

512-834-6755

Salvage Food RegulationsSalvage Brokers and Establishments

foods.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov

512-834-6770

Salvage Medical DevicesSalvage Brokers and Establishments

dmd.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov

512-834-6755

Scarlet Fever/Rheumatic FeverInfectious Disease Control Unit

Amy.Littman@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

School Cafeteria Inspection Payment/Applications Public Sanitation and Retail Food Safety

foodestablishments@dshs.texas.gov

512-834-6626

School HealthSchool Health Program

SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-2909

School Health – Texas School Health Advisory CommitteeSchool Health Program

SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7279

School Immunization RequirementsImmunization Unit

schoolimm@dshs.texas.gov

800-252-9152

School NursesSchool Health Program

SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-2909

School-Based Health CentersSchool-Based Health Centers

SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7279

Schools/Child-Care Facilities Vision/Hearing ScreeningSchool Vision and Hearing Screening Program

vhssprogram@dshs.texas.gov

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

foodslicensinggroup@dshs.texas.gov

512-834-6757

Seafood ContaminationSeafood and Aquatic Life Group

seafood.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov

512-834-6757

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

seafood.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov

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

titlev@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-6965

ShellfishSeafood and Aquatic Life Group

seafood.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov

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@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-3957

Sickle Cell AnemiaNewborn Screening

newborn@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-3957

Sickle Cell TraitNewborn Screening

newborn@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-3957

Silicosis ReportingEnvironmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch

epitox@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-2222

Smallpox (Variola)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Laura.Tabony@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Snakes, PoisonousEnvironmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch

epitox@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-2222

South Texas Laboratory - Harlingen, TXLaboratory Services Section

Aurora.Martinez@dshs.texas.gov

956-364-8748

Spinal Cord InjuriesOffice of Injury Prevention

injury.epi@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-2808

Spinal ScreeningSchool Spinal Screening Program

vhssprogram@dshs.texas.gov

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

HEPRS@dshs.texas.gov

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

cardio@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-3684

Stroke Designation EMS/Trauma Systems

emsinfo@dshs.texas.gov

512-834-6700

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

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)Title V Maternal and Child Health

titlev@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-2311

Suffocations/ObstructionsOffice of Injury Prevention

injury.epi@dshs.texas.gov

512-458-3575

Suicide Prevention - HHSCMental Health and Substance Use - HHSC

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

SuicidesOffice of Injury Prevention

injury.epi@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-3575

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