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    Infectious Disease Prevention Section
    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

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


About the Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Unit


The mission of the EAID unit is to prevent and control communicable diseases by:

  • Promoting epidemiology, surveillance, education, risk stratification/communication, consultation, and disease interventions;
  • Building strong partnerships within DSHS (central and regional) and with local, state and federal partners; and
  • Supporting the mission of the Infectious Disease Prevention Section of DSHS.
Infectious Disease Prevention Section
Last updated September 22, 2020