• 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.

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Notice from the Texas Department of State Health Services

On Friday, July 20 employees of the TB/HIV/STD Section located in building 636 on the Austin State Hospital (ASH) campus vacated that building. This action was taken in an abundance of caution due to active mold growth in the building. Learn more...

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Alert iconAs of August 1, 2018, FedEx is Only Authorized Vendor for Small Package Services to State Agencies

Effective Aug. 1, 2018, the Statewide Procurement Division will transition to a new single award contract with FedEx Government Services for small package overnight, second day, and ground delivery services. This contract replaces the existing contract for small package deliveries (less than 150 lbs.). Under the new contract, FedEx is the only authorized vendor for small package services to state agencies. Any agencies using Lone Star Overnight must change to the new contract. There is no authorized TIBH provider for small package services.

Alert iconRecommendations Regarding the Use of Dolutegravir in Adults and Adolescents with HIV who are Pregnant or of Child-Bearing Potential

An NIH-funded observational surveillance study of birth outcomes among pregnant women on antiretroviral therapy in Botswana identified neural tube defects in four infants born to 426 women who initiated a dolutegravir (DTG)-based regimen prior to pregnancy, and who were still receiving it at the time of conception. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Antiretroviral Guidelines Panels are issuing recommendations... Learn more [AIDSinfo.gov]

Alert iconHealth Advisory: Rapidly Growing Clusters of Ongoing HIV Transmission in Texas

DSHS encourages Texas healthcare providers to enhance efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat HIV in the wake of 16 rapidly growing clusters of HIV infections in the state. Laboratory analysis of these infections indicates sustained transmission of genetically similar types of HIV... read the Health Advisory: Rapidly Growing Clusters of Ongoing HIV Transmission in Texas (PDF : 327 kB) and read the Molecular HIV Surveillance - Genotype Clusters Talking Points (PDF : 189 kB)

Mosquito iconCDC Issues Guidance for Preventing Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

CDC has issued new interim guidance on preventing sexual transmission of Zika virus... Learn more

Syringe iconDrug Resistant Gonorrhea on the Rise

Gonorrhea is developing a resistance to the last classes of drugs available in the U.S. that are able to cure infection... Learn more 

This site contains HIV or STD messages that may not be deemed appropriate for all audiences. Since HIV and other STDs are spread primarily through sexual practices or by sharing needles, messages and programs may address these topics. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please exit this web site. Photos on this website are all posed by a model.

Last updated October 4, 2018