• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    E-mail the HIV/STD Program

    E-mail 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.

Forms and Requirements for Prevention Data Collection and Submission

All prevention data files (HIV testing and risk reduction activities) should be uploaded into the Texas Public Health Information Network (TXPHIN), the DSHS-designated secure web portal. These data files contain protected health information (PHI) and should never be transmitted via email. All data files are due by the 20th of each month.

To obtain access, contractor staff will need to set up an account on the TXPHIN and request the role of Communicable/Infectious Disease Coordinator. To do this, (s)he must click on his/her name in the top right-hand corner, select "Manage Roles" from the drop-down menu, and click "Add Role." Once this has been done, staff should submit the following to the HIV Prevention Data Team:

The forms and related documents below are for the submission of prevention data by DSHS HIV prevention contractors. If you have questions about these documents, please contact the HIV Prevention Data Team, your consultant, or your Regional contact.

Document Revised
HIV Testing and Linkage to Medical Care

Database Instructions and Submission Information (PDF : 498 kB)


Suggested HIV Testing Data Collection Form (PDF : 48 kB)


Suggested Data Quality Assurance (DQA) Template (Excel : 22 kB)


Database Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (PDF : 220 kB)



Document Revised
Risk Reduction Activities: Individual, Group, and Community-Level Interventions, Community Mobilization, and Condom Distribution

Database Instructions and Submission Information (PDF : 1,421 kB)


Suggested Data Quality Assurance (DQA) Template: Individual-Level Interventions (Excel : 98 kB)


Suggested Data Quality Assurance (DQA) Template: Group-Level Interventions (Excel : 98 kB)


Database Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (PDF : 220 kB)


Last updated September 22, 2017