Jefferson County Disease Reporting Contacts

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General Instructions

When to Report: Call Immediately  Within 1 work day:  Within 1 week: 
Contact Method: Please phone report  Phone or Fax report  Fax or Mail report 
County: Jefferson
Type of Public Health Entity: Local Health Unit
Name of Public Health Entity: Jefferson County Public Health Department 
Lead Epidemiology Contact Name: Austin Cecil Walkes, MD
Lead Epidemiology Contact Phone Number: (409) 835-8530
Lead Epidemiology Contact Email:
Epidemiology Coverage Area(s): Jefferson County NOT within the City of Port Arthur
Epidemiology Main Phone Number: (409) 839-4208 
Epidemiology 24/7 Reporting Line: (409) 839-4208 
Epidemiology Fax: (409) 835-2545 
Epidemiology Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3827, Beaumont, Texas 77701
Epidemiology Website: