Data and Reporting

Advancing Health Equity

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

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Electronic Reporting

Epi electronic reporting in Houston, Texas. Includes electronic laboratory reporting, electronic case reporting, declaration of eCR readiness, and requirements for eligible providers.

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Houston Wastewater Epidemiology

We monitor wastewater throughout the city of Houston to detect the presence of germs that cause communicable illnesses like COVID-19, influenza (the flu), and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

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Laboratory Services

We serve as a regional reference laboratory for Texas Public Health Region 6/5 South. Our staff of approximately 100 dedicated personnel provides high-quality clinical and environmental laboratory testing support.

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Houston Pollen and Mold Reports

The Houston Health Department laboratory measures air samples to provide a daily report and recorded message for the pollen and mold spore count within the area. 

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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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