Dallas County Health and Human Services’ HIV/AIDS Surveillance Program ensures timely, complete and accurate HIV/AIDS case reporting and maintains the corresponding statistics.
Reporting HIV/AIDS cases not only protects the health of the community, it allows for tracking trends associated with the disease.
HIV/AIDS cases should be reported within 7 days after the case has been identified, regardless of the status of the patient.
State reporting regulations require reports of HIV/AIDS cases from physicians, chief administrative officers of hospitals, medical facilities or penal institutions; medical directors, or other physicians, responsible for medical oversight of counseling and testing sites or community-based organizations including any organization or agency operating under the standing orders of a physician; dentists and any person in charge of a clinical laboratory, blood bank, mobile unit or other facility in which laboratory examination of blood specimens or any specimens derived from a human body.
To report cases of HIV/AIDS to Dallas County Health and Human Services,
fax: 214-819-6025 or
send a report by mail* to:
Dallas County Health and Human Services
HIV/AIDS Surveillance Department
2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 328
Dallas, Texas 75207
*Please mark the envelope CONFIDENTIAL.
Need reporting forms or have questions filling them out? Call 214-819-1971.
To find state laws pertaining to who should report STDs and how, refer to:
Visit http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/hivstd/policy/laws.shtm for more information related to reporting rules and regulations of STDs, HIV and AIDS.