• Houston Health Department
  • Office of Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness
  • 8000 North Stadium Drive, Houston, Texas 77054
  • 832-393-5080
  • php@houstontx.gov

Page last reviewed: April 13, 2022

Public Health Preparedness

The Public Health Preparedness, Disease Prevention and Control Division helps the City of Houston to respond to public health disasters through planning, outreach, training, exercise, and response.

Key Program Components

  • Public health responses
  • Monitoring of community-wide activities
  • Epidemiology surveillance and investigation
  • Community assessments
  • Rapid notification and alert
  • Mass prophylaxis and vaccination
  • Drills and exercises
  • Competency-based training
  • Mental health
  • Special needs
  • Community outreach
  • Education

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