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Advancing Health Equity

Our goal is to implement strategies to address COVID-19 health disparities and health inequities. 

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Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens

The Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens provide hands-on experience in vegetable gardening and urban agriculture to community members and encourage the consumption of local fruits and vegetables.

Consumer Health

We provide education and enforce local and state public health standards for city-regulated waste, food safety, swimming pool safety, and ambulance services.

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Pollution Control

We help abate air and water pollution in Houston, Texas. We focus on indoor and outdoor air quality, environmental monitoring, and regulation enforcement. 

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Population Health Issues

Our office collaborates with partners on research, analysis, interpretation and sharing of information on the health issues that affect our communities.

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Community Re-Entry Network Program

Our caring, multi-disciplinary staff is committed to addressing the needs of the “whole” person with innovative, evidence-based programming and linkage to services designed to meet the needs of formerly incarcerated persons, and interrupting the cycle of recidivism.

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FRONTLINES+ is a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration funded grant awarded to the Houston Health Department, which created a collaboration between the Houston Health Department, Houston Fire Department, Houston Recovery Center, Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

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