Public Health Region 8 - Local Health Authorities

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Public Health Region 8 - Local Health Authorities List

r08mapsmallAll counties in Texas Department of State Health Services 
Public Health Region 8:

County: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Calhoun, *Comal, DeWitt, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, LaSalle, Lavaca, Maverick, *Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Wilson, and Zavala  

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County: Bexar
San Antonio Metropolitan Health Department
Health Authority: C. Junda Woo, MD, MPH
111 Soledad, Suite 1000
San Antonio, Texas 78205
Office: (210) 207-8896
Cell: (210) 725-3100
Fax: (210) 207-8999
Claude A. Jacob. DrPH (c), MPH                                                              
Phone: (210) 207-7873                           

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County: LaSalle
Health Authority: Gregory Roth, MD
247 Mars Drive,
Cotulla, TX  78014
Phone: (830) 483-5166
Cell: (310) 326-6107  

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Health Authority: Victoriano Valdez, MD
Phone: 830-968-9452 

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County: Val Verde  
Health AuthorityJaime Javier Gutierrez, MD 
400 Pecan Street 
Del Rio, TX 78860 
Phone:  (830) 765-1760  

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Counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Calhoun, Comal*, Dimmit,  
Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe,  
Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, Medina*, Real, Wilson, and Zavala

Health Authority: Lillian Ringsdorf, MD, MPH  
7430 Louis Pasteur  
San Antonio, Texas 78229  
Office: (210) 949-2000  
Direct: (210) 949-2001  
Cell: (210) 265-7444  
Fax: (210) 949-2015  

* Please note that Medina and Comal counties have a local health department, but Dr. Ringsdorf still serves as the Local Health Authority (LHA).

Comal County Health Department Director: Cheryl Fraser
Phone: (830) 741-6191

Medina Public Health Nurse:  Patricia Melcher, RN, BSN  
Phone: (830) 741-6191

Uvalde Public Health Nurse: Terri Black, RN  
Phone: (830) 278-1705

County: Dewitt
Dewitt County Health Department
Health Authority:  John McNeill, MD
106 North Gonzales St.
Cuero, TX  77954
Office: (361) 275-0920
Cell: (361) 550-2234
Fax: (361) 275-0924

Nurse Manager:  Lisa Campos, LVN    

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County: Goliad
Health Authority:  John McNeill, MD  
Phone: (361) 573-4100 

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County: Lavaca 
Health Authority: Timothy Wagner, MD and 
Ralph Wagner, MD 
Phone:  361-594-3132 
Fax:  (361) 594-4104 

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County: Uvalde  
Health Authority: Jared Reading, MD  
Phone: (210) 995-2052 

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County: Victoria  
Victoria County Health Department  
Health Authority:    John McNeill, MD  
2805 North Navarro  
Victoria, Texas 77901  
Office: (361) 578-6281  
Cell: (361) 550-2234  
Fax: (361) 578-7046
Other phone numbers for Dr. McNeill: (361) 573-4100  
Urgent Care Ctr: (361) 578-3363 | (  Becky/Admin

Director:  David Gonzales

Last updated August 24, 2021