Services

Birth and Death Certificates

We maintain records of births, deaths, and fetal deaths that occur in the incorporated city limits of Houston.

Vital records

Clinical Services

Dental services
Family planning
Health centers
Immunizations
Vision services

Icon of medical professional

Community Re-Entry

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.

Icon of business person with medal on shirt

Data and Reporting

Allergy reports
Community health issues
Disease reporting
Electronic disease reporting
Flu reports
Informatics
Syndromic surveillance

Data and reporting

Disaster Preparedness

We help the City of Houston respond to public health disasters through planning, outreach, training, exercise, and response.

Icon with four types of disasters

Disease Prevention

Children's environmental health
COVID-19 news and information
Diabetes Awareness and Wellness Network
Epidemiology
HIV
Tuberculosis control

Icon of hands washing with soap and water

Family and Child Health

Asthma Coaliton
Asthma prevention
Breath with Pride
The Basics Houston
Childhood lead poisoning prevention
Lead-based paint hazard control
Healthy Families Houston
My Brother's Keeper
Nurse-Family Partnership
TeamUp for Houston's Youth
WIC

Icon with smiling family

Food Programs

Diabetes nutrition education
Farmers market nutrition program
Fresh Rx
Houston Healthy Bucks
Senior (60+) nutrition
Urban gardens
WIC

Food programs

Laboratory Services

Environmental chemistry services
Environmental microbiology lab services
Lab administration
Rabies lab services

Icon of scientist with test tube

Multi-Service Centers

We operate 11 multi-service centers throughout Houston. Our spacious centers provide a variety of services to Houstonians and are available for public and private events.

Multi-Service Centers

Permits

EMS permits
Food permits
Pool permits
Special waste permits
Temporary food permits

Houston Health Department logo

Pollution Control

Enforcement
Environmental monitoring
Frequently asked questions
Indoor air quality
Outdoor air quality

Icon with air polluting factory

Senior Services (60+)

Benefits counseling
Caregiver support network
Contractor information
Health promotions
Information referral and assistance
Intervention services
Links to resources
Long-term care ombudsman program
Nutrition programs

Icon of older person