Jefferson County Disease Reporting Contacts


Reporting Resources

When to Report

  • Call Immediately: Please phone report 
  • Within 1 work day: Phone or Fax report 
  • Within 1 week: Fax or Mail report 

Contact Information

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: Beaumont Texas Emergency Management