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    Regional and Local Health Operations
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7770
    Fax: 512-776-7590
    Toll-free: 800-248-4083


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About RLHO


DSHS Division for Regional and Local Health Operations (RLHO) will be recognized locally, statewide and nationally as key to the support of high quality essential public health services at the local level in Texas. Recognition of the value of essential public health services will permeate all levels of governance and all programs administered by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas residents and state officials will have confidence in the practice of public health in this state.


The mission of DSHS Division for Regional and Local Health Operations is to serve the needs of Local Public Health Agencies, DSHS Public Health Regions, and local communities in building and maintaining capacity to provide essential public health services responsive to local needs.

Last updated February 4, 2021