• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, STDs, Hepatitis C, and TB 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, please contact your local HIV services organization.

DSHS HIV-STD Clinical Quality Management Program

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) HIV/STD Clinical Quality Management (CQM) Program is guided by the mission of the HIV/STD Prevention and Care Program.

HIV/STD Program Mission Statement

Our mission is to prevent, treat, and/or control the spread of HIV, STD, and other communicable diseases to protect the health of the citizens of Texas. In keeping with this mission, we procure, allocate, and manage fiscal and human resources so that we may:

  • Provide HIV/STD education and information;
  • Collect, interpret, and distribute data relating to HIV and STD;
  • Provide guidance to those who oversee, plan for, or provide HIV and STD services; and
  • Provide medication and supplies to prevent, manage, and treat communicable diseases.

In pursuit of this mission, we will make every effort to assure that the citizens of Texas receive quality services.

HIV-STD Clinical Quality Management Program Priorities

The Texas HIV-STD Clinical Quality Management (QM) Program priorities are to ensure high-quality HIV-STD prevention and care services are delivered to the citizens of Texas. The program applies a dynamic structure allowing for change and updates at any time as needed. The focus is on continuous quality improvement in the following four strategic domains:

  • Access to HIV-STD Prevention, Care, and Support Services
  • Health Outcomes
  • The Client/Patient Experience
  • Eliminating Health Disparities in Texas

Additionally, the HIV-STD CQM Program aligns, supports and is informed by the following associated plans:


Last updated March 29, 2021