Program Evaluation Tools
Program evaluation tools used by DSHS.
Testing and Treatment Guidelines
CDC standards for the treatment of HIV and STDs.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
DSHS recommends PrEP be considered for people who are HIV-negative and at high risk for HIV.
A protocol used by some providers to screen for STDs without the patient having to be examined by a physician.
Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)
Information on DSHS EPT initiative.
Syphilis Elimination Project
Learn more about syphilis elimination efforts in Texas.
Information on the Texas Infertility Prevention Project.
Procedures for Submitting a Notification Request to the Internet Partner Specialist (City of Houston HD)
Guidelines for DIS submitting notification request in Houston.
How to Report Disease
Where and how to report HIV and STD infection.
HIV/STD Partner Services Recommendations [CDC]
The Recommendations for Partner Services Programs for HIV Infection, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydial Infection guide the delivery of partner services to those newly diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.
DIS STD Picture Card Set [CDC]
Printable cards illustrating symptoms of STDs.
Visual Case Analysis Form (PDF : 14 kb)
Reporting Suspected Abuse and Neglect of Children
Information for health care providers.
Information for contractors.
DSHS guidelines for retaining records by contractors.
Meetings and Conferences
List of meetings and conferences which includes links to presentations and materials provided to participants.
Listing of HIV/STD brochures available free of charge from DSHS.