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    Infectious Disease Control Unit
    Mail Code: 1960
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite T801
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


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  • Tex. Health & Safety Code Ann. §81.001-.353
    Texas Legislature, The Texas Statutes
    Chapter 81, Communicable Diseases, of the Texas Health and Safety Code enumerates the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Act, providing for the protection of public health.
    • Includes 81.003, "Resident of this state" means a person who: (A) is physically present and living voluntarily in this state; (B) is not in the state for temporary purposes; and C) intends to make a home in this state, which may be demonstrated by the presence of personal effects at a specific abode in the state; employment in the state; possession of a Texas driver's license, motor vehicle registration, voter registration, or other similar documentation; or other pertinent evidence.
  • 25 Tex. Admin. Code §97
    Texas Secretary of State, Texas Administrative Code
    Chapter 97, Communicable Diseases, of Title 25 of the Texas Administrative Code governs the control of communicable diseases, including who shall report, what condition to report and what isolates to report or submit, when to report a condition or isolate, where to submit an isolate, where to report a condition or isolate ....
  • The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    Texas Department of State Health Services HIPAA Project
    HIPAA is a federal law that focuses on standards, by improving efficiency and effectiveness of the interchange of electronic data for specified administrative and financial transactions.


Last updated February 24, 2017