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Data and Reporting
Advancing Health Equity
The Houston Health Department is implementing strategies to address COVID-19 health disparities and health inequities.
Population Health Issues
Our Office of Planning, Evaluation and Research for Effectiveness comprises epidemiologists, statisticians, and GIS analysts who collaborate with multiple partners within and outside the department for research, analysis, interpretation and sharing of information on the health issues that affect our communities.
Houston pollen and mold spore counts.
Find disease reporting information for medical providers.
Electronic Laboratory Report
Electronic Case Reporting (eCR)
Declaration of eCR Readiness
Find flu reports and information about flu, including steps you can take to avoid it.
Public Health Informatics is the scientific discipline committed to managing public health information by supporting the process of surveillance and informed decision-making for improving population health.
Syndromic surveillance provides early detection of aberrations related to public health threats. A main component of syndromic surveillance is information obtained from patient clinical encounter records which are sent by treating facilities to health departments via HL7 compliant messages.