Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) conduct comprehensive STD/HIV prevention, intervention, and surveillance activities, in Potter and Randall counties, according to established Texas laws, rules and regulations.
What activities are included?
- Case Management
- Disease Intervention
- Risk Reduction
- Partner Elicitation
- Services in the clinic and in the field
- Field Investigation
What STD's are reported?
How are STD's reported?
Disease reports can be reported on either the DSHS STD-27, Confidential Report of Sexually Transmitted Disease, by telephone, through a laboratory report or on any other mechanism that provides the information necessary to begin a case investigation.
What needs to be included in the report?
- Patient’s name
- Address, city, county of residence
- Date of birth
- Stage of diagnosis (syphilis only)
- Type of test(s) performed,
- Result of the test(s),
- Date test(s) were performed
- Treatment provided
- Physician’s name, physician’s/clinic’s address and telephone number.
Where do I send the report?
- Reports for residents of Potter and Randall counties should be sent the Amarillo Department of Public Health by mail or fax to 806-378-6308.
Andrea Kubitscheck, BSN, RNC - Program Manager 806-378-6329
To report by phone call 806-378-6344
Disease Intervention Specialist 806-378-6330
Disease Intervention Specialist 806-378-6332
1000 Martin Road, Amarillo, TX 79107
24 Hour Emergency Number: 806-680-8980