Zoonosis Control - Public Health Region 4/5N

Zoonosis: An infectious disease in animals that can be transmitted to people.

The Zoonosis Control Division provides information and consultation to the public, veterinarians, physicians, the medical community, and governmental agencies regarding zoonotic diseases and state laws pertaining to such. The division implements and conducts control methods, surveillance activities, and epidemiological investigation of zoonotic diseases, provides training for animal control officers, and inspects and licenses animal rabies quarantine facilities.   Educational programs are provided to schools, colleges, professional organizations, and community organizations throughout the region.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Brent L. Moore, DVM, MS, MPH, DACVPM
Regional Veterinarian
Telephone: 903-533-5243
Brent.Moore, DVM

Samantha Puttick
Program Specialist III
Telephone: 903-533-5260
Samantha Puttick

Amanda Hunt
Public Health and Prevention Specialist
Telephone: 903-533-5212 
Amanda Hunt

Zoonosis Control Program Fax

Office Location
Department of State Health Services
Region 4/5 North
2521 West Front Street
Tyler, TX 75702