Texas Department of State Health Services Public Health Region 7

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Information about what to do if you're sick, testing, symptoms, prevention tips and more is at dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus.

Sharon K. Melville, MD, MPH,
Regional Medical Director

Carol M. Davis, MSPH, CPH

Deputy Regional Director


Public Health Region 7 is one of eight public health regions of the Department of State Health Services, the state governmental agency responsible for bringing comprehensive public health services to the citizens of Texas. Public Health Region 7 serves a 30 county area in Central Texas.

Public Health Region 7 Mission Statement

It is our mission that we commit, through personal and organizational excellence, to be an agent of change dedicated to achieving a healthier Texas.

Department of State Health Services, PHR7

2408 S 37th St

Temple, TX 76504

Phone: 254-778-6744

Fax: 254-778-4066

TTY 254-771-6785

Temple Map

Department of State Health Services, PHR7

1601-C Rutherford Lane, Suite D 

Austin, TX 78754

Phone: 512-873-6315

Fax: 512-873-6345

Austin Map


Disease Reporting (24 hours/7 Days) and Other Public Health Emergencies Call 254-778-6744

Last updated October 4, 2021