Disease Prevention

Chronic Disease, Health Education and Wellness

We work with partners to improve the health of all Houstonians by increasing opportunities for chronic disease prevention, health education and self-management, access to healthy foods and beverages, opportunities for active living, and access to tobacco-free environments.

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EHE Houston

EHE Houston: an initiative to end the HIV epidemic by 2030. The Houston EHE Dashboard was created to facilitate input from people connected to and affected by HIV to address HIV planning in the Greater Houston/Harris County area.

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Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets

The Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets is an evidence-based approach to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in communities and reduce disparities. 

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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.

Health Education

We offer a wide selection of free health education courses on the topics of hypertension, obesity, and tobacco use to community members of all ages.

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HIV/STI, Viral Hepatitis Prevention

We work in partnership with the community to assess, plan, and implement effective public health strategies to reduce the spread of HIV, viral Hepatitis and other sexually transmitted diseases in the City of Houston.

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We protect Houston communities from vaccine-preventable diseases.

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Syphilis Testing and Treatment

Syphilis is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can cause serious health problems if left untreated. Infection develops in stages (primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary). Each stage can have dierent signs and symptoms.

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Travelers' Health

Stay safe and healthy during your trip. Whether you are exploring Houston or going beyond the city limits, it is important to protect your health and the well-being of those around you.

Tuberculosis Control

TB control in Houston, Texas. Our mission is to reduce the prevalence of tuberculosis in the greater-Houston area. We screen, identify, and treat individuals with TB. We partner with TB providers to ensure optimal TB care.

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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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