Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS)

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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?

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Syphilis
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Chancroid

For Providers: 

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
  • Sex
  • Race/ethnicity
  • 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. 

 

 

Contact Information

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

Phone: 806-378-6300 

Fax: 806-378-6308

24 Hour Emergency Number: 806-680-8980