• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email 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.

Resources for HIV Prevention Contractors

2020-2024 Eligible Priority Populations (PDF : 115 kB)   
Eligible Priority Populations for agencies funded by DSHS to conduct HIV prevention activities across Texas.

Contract Management Section – Prevention Contractor Forms 
CMS forms required for HIV prevention contractors.

HIV Prevention Program Reports and Forms
DSHS-required reporting forms for contractors.

HIV Prevention Data Resources
Forms and instructions for HIV prevention data collection.

Community Assessment Tools and External Resources for Prevention Contractors
Links to samples of tools used to collect information and general information about community assessment.

Outcome Monitoring Toolkit
A series of tools to assist with program improvement for HIV prevention contractors.

Program Evaluation Tools
Program evaluation tools used by DSHS.

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
DSHS recommends that PrEP be considered for people who are HIV-negative and at high risk for HIV.

Guidelines for Conducting HIV and HCV Rapid Testing
For use by non-laboratory site for implementation of rapid HIV and HCV testing

DSHS HIV Prevention Programs
Agencies funded by DSHS to conduct HIV prevention activities across Texas.

2013 Community Mobilization Summit
Pictures, slides, handouts and notes from the November 6-8, 2013 meeting in Austin.

2013 HIV Prevention Contractor Kick-Off Meeting
Presentations and notes from the March 5-7, 2013 meeting in Austin.

DSHS Laboratory

Reporting Suspected Abuse and Neglect of Children
Information for health care providers.

HIV/STD Partner Services Recommendations [CDC]
The Recommendations for Partner Services Programs for HIV Infection, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydial Infection guide the delivery of partner services to those newly diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. From the CDC.

Technical Assistance
Information for contractors.

Records Retention
DSHS guidelines for retaining records by contractors.

Meetings and Conferences
List of meetings and conferences which includes links to presentations and materials provided to participants.

HIV/STD Brochures
Listing of HIV/STD brochures available free of charge from DSHS.

2020 HIV Prevention Contractors Webinars


Part 1 - Introduction  
Part 1 - Introduction - 2020 HIV Prevention Contractors Kick Off Webinar [Vimeo]

Client Level Interventions
Client Level Interventions - 2020 HIV Prevention Contractors Kick Off Webinar [Vimeo]

Core Prevention
Core Prevention - 2020 HIV Prevention Contractors Kick Off Webinar [Vimeo]

PrEP and nPEP
PrEP/nPEP - 2020 HIV Prevention Contractors Kick Off Webinar [Vimeo]

Routine HIV Screening
Routine Screening - 2020 HIV Prevention Contractors Kick Off Webinar [Vimeo]

Structural Interventions
Structural Interventions - 2020 HIV Prevention Contractors Kick Off Webinar [Vimeo]

Last updated February 4, 2021