Houston Health Department
We are a full-service health department that performs many enhanced functions to address health inequities.
Our services benefit all Houston residents, but we also take additional steps to support those most in need, such as low-income mothers and children, the elderly, and minority populations.
Houston pollen and mold spore counts
Health promotion programs
Information referral and help
Links to resources
Long-term care ombudsman program
Food, EMS, pool, special waste permits
File a complaint
Mobile food trucks
Food manager and handler certificate
Join a garden club
Fitness and exercise equipment
Free internet and WiFi
Help with health care and social services
Rental spaces for public and private events
Senior services (60+)
Indoor air quality
Outdoor air quality
We work in partnership with the community to assess, plan, and implement effective strategies to reduce recidivism, increase public safety, and successfully assist and support ex-offenders in their transition in becoming productive, contributing members of the Houston community.
WICook at Home is a new self-paced class that helps you prepare WIC-approved recipes at home. Share home cooking ideas and recipes with other WIC participants. Learn from a WIC nutritionist how to make healthier food choices for you and your family.
We want to reduce tobacco-related health disparities in the LGBTQ2IA+ communities and help implement evidence-based programs and activities focusing on the reduction of tobacco use amid the LGBTQ2IA+ population.