Communicable Disease / Sexually Transmitted Disease (CD/STD)

Patty Barthol, RN

Disease Investigator Nurse.

Phone: 409-383-6829
Fax: 409-383-1236

  • Report infectious disease to Texas notifiable conditions
  • Conducts investigations of reportable diseases
  • Follow up
  • Education
  • Assist in the development of educational and training materials, flyers, brochures, etc.
  • Link for reportables

Communicable Disease

The Health District is responsible for the prevention and control of infectious diseases.  The reporting of diseases as specified in the Texas Department of State Health Services “Notifiable Conditions” is required by doctors, health care agencies and schools. Including but not limited to HIV, STD, Hepatitis A/B/C/E, Measles, Rabies, Pertussis, and TB.

JNCPHD assists in the testing and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).  Counseling, testing and limited follow up are provided for HIV and AIDS clients.


For more information on the Zika Virus please click any of the links below.