• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (737) 255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email 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.

DSHS HIV-STD Workforce Training Center


What's New 

Star Note Virtual Training Opportunities

Look for new virtual training opportunities for the Texas HIV/STD workforce listed in the training calendar.

Star Note New Employee Training Requirement Changes

Due to COVID 19, classroom training requirements for new employees are temporarily suspended. New virtual training options are available and many Core Training courses have online classes and/or online resource review options. New employees should make use of both virtual and online options where they are available and complete courses as required. Look for course descriptions on this site for more information. 

Do you have any online or in-person courses to recommend? Contact the Program to share training opportunities.

What training is missing from this site? Contact the Program to share your training needs.


Click below to find capacity building resources for Texas DSHS-funded HIV/STD professionals, including: 

  • The HIV Syndicate – the Texas HIV/STD community planning group.
  • Core Training – required for all staff performing DSHS HIV/STD supported activities.
  • Specific Program Requirements – required training for all staff performing activities within specific scopes of work.
  • Ongoing Training Resources – continuing education/training resources and tools for HIV and STD professionals.
  • Training Calendar – dates, locations and registration for required training.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
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Last updated May 4, 2020