Home Services Disease Reporting for Medical Providers Pollen-Mold Reports Promoting Interoperability Electronic Reporting Flu Reports Informatics Population Health Issues Syndromic Surveillance Resources 500 Cities | CDC Houston State of Health Top Service Requests in Texas | 2-1-1 Counts Follow us on Page last reviewed: October 18, 2023 Data and Reporting Advancing Health Equity Our goal is to implement strategies to address COVID-19 health disparities and health inequities. Disease Reporting for Medical Providers Disease reporting for medical providers. Electronic Reporting Epi electronic reporting in Houston, Texas. Includes electronic laboratory reporting, electronic case reporting, declaration of eCR readiness, and requirements for eligible providers. Flu Reports Flu reports for Houston, Texas. 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). Informatics Informatics in Houston, Texas, 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. 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. 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. Population Health Issues Our office collaborates with partners on research, analysis, interpretation and sharing of information on the health issues that affect our communities. Syndromic Surveillance Syndromic surveillance in Houston, Texas.