Public Health Region 4/5N Epidemiological Response Team Contacts

The Public Health Emergency Preparedness helps the public prepare for public health threats and emergencies. Focus areas for this program include:

  • Preparedness planning and readiness assessment,
  • Surveillance and epidemiology,
  • Laboratory capacity-biologic agent,
  • Health alert network communications and information technology,
  • Communicating health risks and health information dissemination, and
  • Education and training

There are many plans to prepared for bioterrorism events, infectious disease outbreaks, or any other public health emergencies. We make these plans to make sure that the residents of Region 4 and 5N are safe and prepared.

Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Unit (EAIDU)

Regional Advisory Council G (RAC-G)


Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Contacts

Headquarters are in Tyler office unless otherwise indicated:

Contact Information

Sean Arviso
Program Manager 
903-533-5226

 

Sharon Owens
Program Specialist
936-544-3559
Crockett, TX 

Kimberly Friend 
SNS Coordinator 
903-533-5302

 

VACANT
Program Specialist
903-843-4233
Gilmer, TX

Calvin Nicholson
Planner 
903-533-5218

 

VACANT
Program Specialist
936-633-3681
Lufkin, TX

 

January Smith
Epidemiologist
903-533-5210

Sherrie Johnson
Program Specialist
903-927-0231
Marshall, TX

 

Jessica Ellis
Epidemiologist
903-533-5270

 

Melanie Reece
Program Specialist
936-569-4974
Nacogdoches, TX

 

Stephanie Williamson
Public Health Technician II
903-533-5328

 

David Wood
Program Specialist
903-439-9338
Paris, TX

 

Sherri Thigpen
Program Specialist
903-791-3427
Texarkana, TX

 
 
24/7 Phone: 866-310-9698


Last updated June 6, 2022