Public Health Region 9-10

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Rachel Sonne, MD, MPH,
Regional Medical Director

Arthur Alvarado, MPH,
Deputy Regional Director

Welcome to the Texas Department of State Health Services Public Health Region 9/10. We support public health services throughout the agency’s West Texas Public Health Region servicing an estimated population of 1.5 million. 

PHR 9/10 currently oversees 29 out of 36 rural and frontier counties, stretching from the Hill Country into El Paso.

Our programs, managed by highly qualified professionals, enhance the operational structures to support and improve the overall health of Texans.


Texas Department of State Health Services
Public Health Region 9/10 Regional Headquarters
401 East Franklin Ste. 210
El Paso, Texas 79901

Phone: 915-834-7675
Fax: 915-534-7799
24/7 Emergency Line: 888-847-6892

Last updated October 19, 2022