• DSHS HIV/STD Program
    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program – Use this email to request Texas HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data and statistics. Do not use this email to request treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs or services. Do not email personal, identifying health information such as HIV status, date of birth, or Social Security Number.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local health department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to persons living with HIV, please contact your local HIV services organization.

Resources for HIV Medical and Psychosocial Support Services Contractors

Clinical, Care, and Support Resources

HIV Core and Support Service Categories
HIV services taxonomy for data collection/reporting and unit cost calculation of HIV-related medical and support services.

Testing and Treatment Guidelines
Standards for the treatment of HIV and STDs.

Texas HIV Care Coordination 
A review of care coordination for HIV in Texas.

HIV Services Program Reports
Required contractor forms used to collect and maintain relevant data.

Quality Management
Guidance for quality assurance and quality improvement.

Services Directory
Directory of HIV and STD services available in Texas.

Texas HIV Medication Program
State ADAP program.

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program MAGI Documents
Calculating income eligibility for Ryan White services and THMP medication assistance.

HIV Patient Assistance Programs (PAP)
Assistance in referring eligible clients to patient assistance programs. (HIV PAP information for consumers)



HOPWA Program Requirements and Guidance
Guidance for programs providing HOPWA services.

HOPWA Manual (DOC)
Outlines the program rules and provides guidance for HOPWA.


Planning and Reports

HIV and STD Planning
Planning documents for HIV and STD services across Texas.

HIV and STD Reports
Texas reports on HIV and STD infection across the state.


Other Resources

HIV/STD Educational Materials
Listing of HIV/STD materials available free of charge from DSHS.

Meetings and Conferences
List of meetings and conferences which includes links to presentations and materials provided to participants.

Program Evaluation Tools
Program evaluation tools used by DSHS.

Records Retention
DSHS guidelines for retaining records by contractors.

Reporting Suspected Abuse and Neglect of Children
Information for health care providers.

Technical Assistance Bulletins
Information for contractors.


Last updated May 25, 2021