• DSHS HIV/STD Program
    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program – Use this email to request Texas HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data and statistics. Do not use this email to request treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs or services. Do not email personal, identifying health information such as HIV status, date of birth, or Social Security Number.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local health department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to persons living with HIV, please contact your local HIV services organization.

Congenital Syphilis - Data and Surveillance

Congenital Syphilis cases in Texas increased by more than 650% since 2016. 70 cases in 2016, 166 cases in 2017, 371 cases in 2018, 528 cases in 2019. Congenital Syphilis Epi Profile 2018 

Overview of Congenital Syphilis in Texas 2018 (PDF)

Texas STD Surveillance Report 2018 (PDF)

CDC STD Surveillance Report 2018

CDC Special Surveillance Report on Women and Infants

Congenital Syphilis Case Definition

These data and figures were those available at the time of publication and may be subject to changes due to ongoing quality assurance processes, enhanced surveillance activities, and/or additional reporting updates. All 2018 and 2019 data is provisional.

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Last updated February 9, 2022