Records Management Office

The Records Management Office assists DSHS staff by establishing standard operating procedures for the efficient, cost-effective management of Texas Department of State Health Services records in compliance with federal and state records management laws. These procedures apply to all state records, in whatever medium, created or maintained in the normal course of business of the DSHS throughout their entire life cycle until final disposition or destruction.

State Records Center

Contact Information


Texas Health and Human Services Commission

DSHS Records Management Office

Operations and Support Services

Mail Code 3100, P.O. Box 13247

Austin, TX  78711-3247 

Office at: 4900 North Lamar Blvd., Brown-Heatly Bldg. 

Austin, TX 78751

Office (512) 462-6306

Fax (512) 424-6590  
E-mail Records Management

Please note that the Records Management Office deals primarily with internal DSHS administrative records, not the medical or health records of individual patients.

For questions regarding immunization records, please call the ImmTrac Program: (800) 252-9152 

For questions regarding birth and death records, please call the Vital Statistics Unit at 512-776-7111

If you are looking for medical records from a doctor's office or medical practice that has closed, please call the Texas Medical Board: (800) 248-4062

Quick Links

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Requests for Public Information (open records requests)

Last updated October 3, 2016