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“Serving all of Webb County”


2600 Cedar St., P.O. Box 2337, Laredo, TX 78044

Hector F. Gonzalez, M.D., M.P.H

Tel. (956) 795-4901 Fax. (956) 726-2632

Director of Health




ADMINISTRATION/Switchboard 

(956) 795-4900

• After Hour Calls

(956) 344-1569

• Vital Statistics: Birth & Death certificates

(956) 795-4929

• Budget  & Grants (Billing and Ambulance Collections)

(956) 795-4931

 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION

(956) 795-4904

• Animal Control Services:

      Rabies control; Stray Animal Impoundment; Zoonosis    
      Rodolfo Gonzalez, ACO Supervisor

(956)795-4902

• Animal Care Facility

      Pedro Lopez, ACO

(956) 717-5762

Environmental Health and Food Management

      Food Handlers' Training & License; Restaurant, Motel, Pool & Food

      Preparation Inspections; Integrated Vector Control Program, Smoking, Tire Shop, and

      Tattoo Parlor Regulation Samuel Gonzalez, Chief of Environmental

(956) 795-4904

PATIENT CARE SERVICES DIVISION

(956)795-4910

• City of Laredo/UTHSCSA Dental Health Clinic (Children & Adults):

     X-rays, Cleanings, Fillings and Extractions

(956)523-7500

• Primary Care Services (La Familia) :

      Hypertension & Diabetes Screening and Treatment    
      Alamar Gutierrez, LVN Supervisor

(956) 795-4907

• Maternal & Child Health Services:

      Prenatal, Women’s Health and Family Planning, Well-Baby Checkups   
      Tanya Clark-Perez, Physician Assistant

(956) 795-4924

• TB Elimination Program:

      Screening & Treatment    
      Veronica Dominguez, RN Supervisor

(956) 795-4911

• Nurse Family Partnership (NFP):

      Pregnancy Health Services   
      Rocio Lona, RN Supervisor

(956) 523-7845

• Healthy Texas Babies (Tejanitos Saludables)

      Waldo Lopez, PhD, MPH, Associate Director    

(956) 712-6015

DISEASE CONTROL AND EPIDEMIOLOGY DIVISION

(956) 795-4951

• Public Health Preparedness:

      Management   
      Keila Castillo, Epidemiology Supervisor

(956) 795-4938

• HIV/AIDS/ STD Services:

      HIV/AIDS Testing, Education, Counseling & Social Services; HOPWA

      HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS):

      STD Diagnosis & Treatment

      Manuel Sanchez, Program Manager

(956) 795-4905

• Vaccine Preventable Disease Control & Immunizations (Children & Adults)

      Blanca Gonzalez, RN Supervisor    

(956) 795-4906

• Laboratory Services:

      Julia V. Perales, Lab Manager
      Sara L. Hernandez, BSL III

(956) 795-4908

• Pharmacy:

      Pharmaceutical services for Health Department Clinics

(956) 795-4909

PUBLIC HEALTH PROMOTION AND NUTRITION DIVISION

(956) 795-4928

• WIC Services:

      Nutrition, Breastfeeding, and Food Benefits

      Nora Martinez, Chief of Public Health Nutrition

      Sylvia Flores and Rebekah Alvarez, Nutrition Supervisor

(956) 795-4943

• Heart & Stroke Healthy City Initiative


(956) 795-4957

• Bienestar


(956) 795-4957

• Healthy Living / Viviendo Mejor:

      Community Diabetes Project
      Erika Juarez, Nutrition Supervisor

(956) 721-4994

HEALTH EDUCATION

(956) 795-4918

• Buena Vida Wellness Servies:

      Aerobic classes, Obesity Prevention & CHEM24 Blood Screening
      Zaida Gonzalez, MD, Health Supervisor

(956) 795-4948

• Cancer Early Detection, Wellness, Prevention & Screening (CPRIT)

      Jean Carmona, Epidemiologist

(956) 523-7842

 

AFTER HOUR AND EMERGENCY ON CALL

FOR HEALTH DEPARTMENT RESPONSE