Topic Program Contact Phone
Safe Riders Safe Riders Program saferiders@dshs.texas.gov 800-252-8255
Safe Sleep for Babies Title V Maternal and Child Health titlev@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7373
Safety Workplace Hazard Communication Worker Right-to-Know Program - Environmental Operations Br… TXHazComHelp@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6787
Salmonellosis in Reptiles and Amphibians Zoonosis Control Branch The.Vet@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7676
Salvage Cosmetics Salvage Brokers and Establishments dmd.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6755
Salvage Drug Salvage Brokers and Establishments dmd.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6755
Salvage Food Regulations Salvage Brokers and Establishments foods.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6770
Salvage Medical Devices Salvage Brokers and Establishments dmd.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6755
SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Laboratory Services Section labinfo@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7318
Scarlet Fever/Rheumatic Fever Infectious Disease Control Unit IRID@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7676
School Cafeteria Inspection Payment/Applications Retail Food Safety foodestablishments@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6626
School Health School Health Program SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7279
School Health Profiles Surveys Center for Health Statistics YRBSS@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7261
School Immunization Requirements Immunization Unit schoolimm@dshs.texas.gov 800-252-9152
Schools/Child-Care Facilities Vision/Hearing Screening School Vision and Hearing Screening Program vhssprogram@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-6442
Seafood and Shellfish Licenses Foods Group foodslicensinggroup@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6757
Seafood Contamination Seafood and Aquatic Life Group seafood.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6757
Seafood Safety (other than shellfish and crab meat) Foods Licensing Group seafood.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6670
Sexual Violence Prevention Title V Maternal and Child Health titlev@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7373
Shellfish Seafood and Aquatic Life Group seafood.regulatory@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6757
Shigellosis Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch FoodborneTexas@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7676
Sickle Cell Newborn Screening newborn@dshs.texas.gov 800-252-8023, ext. 3957
Sickle Cell Anemia Newborn Screening newborn@dshs.texas.gov 800-252-8023, ext. 3957
Sickle Cell Trait Newborn Screening newborn@dshs.texas.gov 800-252-8023, ext. 3957
Silicosis Reporting Environmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch epitox@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7269
Smallpox (Variola) Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch eaidumonitoring@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7676
Snakes, Poisonous Environmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch epitox@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7269
South Texas Laboratory - Harlingen, TX Laboratory Services Section Aurora.Martinez@dshs.texas.gov 956-364-8746
Spinal Cord Injury Data Office of Injury Prevention injury.epi@dshs.texas.gov 800-242-3562
Spinal Screening School Spinal Screening Program vhssprogram@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-6442
Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses Zoonosis Control Branch The.Vet@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7676
St. Louis Encephalitis Zoonosis Control Branch The.Vet@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7676
Staphylococcal Healthcare Safety Unit MDROTexas@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7676
State Epidemiologist Chief State Epidemiologist chiefstateepidemiologist@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7792
State Hospitals (State Mental Health Facilities) - HHSC Hospital Services Section - HHSC
Statewide Health Coordinating Council Center for Health Statistics shcc@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-6541
Statistics (Demographic Trends, Income, Poverty Rate) Center for Health Statistics chs-info@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7261
Strategic National Stockpile Health Emergency Preparedness and Response CHEPR@dshs.texas.gov 512-458-7219
Streptococcal Disease, Group A & B Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch IRID@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7676
Stroke Heart Disease and Stroke Program cardio@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-3684
Stroke Designation EMS/Trauma Systems emsinfo@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6700
Submersion/Drowning Data Office of Injury Prevention Injury.epi@dshs.texas.gov 800-242-3562
Substance Use (Substance Abuse) - HHSC Mental Health and Substance Use - HHSC
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Title V Maternal and Child Health maternalhealth@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7373
Sudden Unexplained Infant Death (SUID) Title V Maternal and Child Health maternalhealth@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7373
Suicide Awareness Title V Maternal and Child Health titlev@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7373
Suicide Data Office of Injury Prevention tvdrs@dshs.texas.gov 800-242-3562
Suicide Prevention - HHSC Mental Health Crisis Services - HHSC National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
800-273-TALK (8255)
Swimming Pools and Spas, Public Public Swimming Pools and Spas Program PHSCPS@dshs.texas.gov 512-834-6788
Syndromic Surveillance Syndromic Surveillance Syndromic.Surveillance@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7770
Syndromic Surveillance Governance Council Syndromic Surveillance Governance Council Syndromic.Surveillance@dshs.texas.gov 512-776-7770
Syphilis HIV/STD Program hivstd@dshs.texas.gov 737-255-4300