Public Health Region 6-5

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Carlos Plasencia, MD, MSPHclip_image001
Regional Medical Director

Greta Etnyre, MS, RD, REHS/RS
Deputy Regional Director

R06-County-Exp-Map_000Region 6/5 South is one of eleven Public Health Regions of the Department of State Health Services, the state governmental agency responsible for bringing integrated health services to the citizens of Texas.  State, Regional and Local public health partners work together to assure the provision of essential public health services to an estimated five million Texans in the 16 county area of southeast Texas.  Working together, regional staff assesses and assures the health of the diverse communities in the Southeast.

Reqional Main Office:

Department of State Health Services, PHR 6/5
Mail Code 1906
5425 Polk St, Suite J
Houston, Texas 77023

Phone: 713-767-3000
Fax: 713-767-3049

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Last updated February 24, 2021