• DSHS HIV/STD Program
    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program – Use this email to request Texas HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data and statistics. Do not use this email to request treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs or services. Do not email personal, identifying health information such as HIV status, date of birth, or Social Security Number.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local health department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to persons living with HIV, please contact your local HIV services organization.

HIV Cluster and Outbreak Detection and Response Plan


HIV Cluster and Outbreak Detection and Response Plan including appendices
HIV Cluster and Outbreak Detection and Response Plan (DOC)
Appendix A - Current Cluster Team filled positions: June 2021 (DOC)
Appendix B - DSHS TB/HIV/STD Section Organizational Chart April 2021 (PDF)
Appendix C - STD Contractors and Public Health Follow-up Sites (DOC)
Appendix D - Texas HIV Syndicate Letter to DSHS May 2017 (PDF)
Appendix E - Instructions for Use of Secure HIV TRACE (DOC)
Appendix F - Sample Molecular Cluster Snapshot (MC only) (PDF)
Appendix G - Sample Molecular Cluster Snapshot (MC, TN, RN data) (PDF)
Appendix H - DSHS Cluster Chart Review Form (DOC)
Appendix I - Administrative Agency Contacts by Region (XLS)
Appendix J - Dear Colleague Health Advisory Template (DOC)
Appendix K - Press Release Templates (DOC)
Appendix L - Community Engagement and Response Grid (XLS)
Appendix M - Letter to Providers from San Antonio Metro Health District (PDF)
Appendix N - Tiered Cluster Response Plan (DOC)
Appendix O - Communications Channels (XLS)
Appendix P - Molecular HIV Surveillance Fact Sheet (PDF)
Appendix Q - Molecular HIV Surveillance Fact Sheet Spanish (PDF)
Appendix R - Drug-Resistance Testing Fact Sheet (PDF)
Appendix S - Prevention Contractor Contact List (XLS)
Appendix T - Immigrant Rights Healthcare Fact Sheet (PDF)
Appendix U - Time Space Analysis Procedures (DOC)
Appendix V - Select Trainings for Public Health Follow-up Staff (DOC)
Appendix W - Cluster Detection and Response Community Survey (DOC)
Appendix X - Letter of Agreement: DSHS-Houston (PDF)
Appendix Y - HIV Surveillance Contract and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Template (DOC)
Appendix Z - POPS Chapter 9.58 (DOC)
Appendix AA - Public Health Follow-up Scope of Work (DOC)
Appendix BB - Prevention Scope of Work (DOC)
Appendix CC - Cluster Tracking eHARS Import Template (DOC)
Appendix DD - THISIS Cluster Tracking Header Import (DOC)



Last updated August 24, 2021