• 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.

Hepatitis C Training for Prevention Providers

The following training is required for providers who receive Hepatitic C (HCV) testing kits from DSHS and providers who draw blood and send to the lab. Only providers who receive HCV kits from DSHS must complete the OraQuick HCV E-Training.

The following course is recommended for new epidemiologists conducting HCV investigations and for epidemiologists who might need a refresher. Healthcare providers and/or students may find it useful.

  • Introduction to Hepatitis C Surveillance [TRAIN Texas] - This training will help participants describe HCV epidemiology in Texas and the United States, describe transmission and risk factors, summarize current HCV treatment, differentiate between chronic and acute HCV, classify HCV cases based on existing definitions, and list the required variables for acute HCV cases.

Last updated July 14, 2020