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    DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    E-mail the HIV/STD Program

    E-mail data requests to HIV/STD Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, TB, and STDs in Texas. It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs and services. Please do not include any personal, identifying health information in your email such as HIV status, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, etc.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local Health Department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to Persons Living with HIV and AIDS, please contact your local HIV services organization.

Resources for HIV-STD Surveillance Contractors


How to Report Disease
Where and how to report HIV and STD infection.

Texas HIV Surveillance Procedure Manual
Guidelines for surveillance staff who report HIV.

ARIES Manual (PDF : 4,784 kb)
Instructions for the ARIES system.

HIV/STD Program Security Policies and Procedures
Complete list of HIV/STD Program policies and procedures regarding security.

Program Operating Procedures and Standards (POPS)
Guidelines for delivery of consistent quality services for DSHS HIV/STD contractors.

HIV/STD Program Reports
Reports on the state of HIV and STD infection, prevention, and treatment in Texas.

HIV services taxonomy for data collection/reporting and unit cost calculation of HIV-related medical and support services.

Reporting Suspected Abuse and Neglect of Children
Information for health care providers.

Technical Assistance
Information for contractors.

Records Retention
DSHS guidelines for retaining records by contractors.

Meetings and Conferences
List of meetings and conferences which includes links to presentations and materials provided to participants.

HIV/STD Brochures
Listing of HIV/STD brochures available free of charge from DSHS.

HIV/STD Insider
News and Information from the DSHS HIV/STD Program.

Last updated October 16, 2015