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Medicare recipients eligible for free benefits counseling from Area Agency on Aging

Get a flu shot in October, Houston Health Department recommends

Houston Health Department initiatives to boost quality of local asthma control services

Houston Health Department offers flood safety recommendations after Tropical Storm Imelda

Project Fresh Hub food distribution events scheduled for Houston Health Department multi-service centers

Houston Health Department urges people to stay out of floodwater to avoid health hazards

Citywide “Crush The Crisis” drug take-back day set for Saturday, Sept. 21

Houston Health Department confirms teens hospitalized after e-cigarette use

Community to celebrate grand re-opening of newly renovated J.W. Peavy Senior Center

Mayor Sylvester Turner highlights local efforts to prevent suicides among veterans, active military and family members

Houston Health Department addressing opioid crisis before it becomes an epidemic in Houston

Increasing tobacco buying age to 21 a massive victory for public health

Houston Health Department recommends parents talk to family doctor about immunizations

Cooling centers remain available as heat emergency plan deactivated

Houston activates public health heat emergency plan

Houston Health Department celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness Month, promotes WIC benefits

Clock ticking for affordable local fresh fruits and vegetables at 2019 Houston Health Department farmers markets

Free childhood immunization event kicks off Houston Health Department National Health Center Week four-day health fair

Houston Health Department stresses mosquito-bite prevention as peak months for West Nile Virus near

City adds additional cooling centers for residents to escape the heat

Newly renovated Acres Homes Multi-Service Center to host grand re-opening

Houston Health Department, Judah Brown Project partnering to help prevent childhood drownings

Houston Health Department investigating mumps outbreak at Harris County Jail

Expected high heat indices pose risk to groups particularly vulnerable to heat-related illnesses

Mayor Turner celebrates Team Up Houston's second year with local students and Houston professional sports teams

Houston Health Department launches I am Life™ campaign to educate audiences about preventing HIV Through PrEP, Treatment as Prevention (TasP) to end HIV transmission

Houston Health Department competition encourages young musicians to become Houston Preparedness Icons

Mayor Turner, Houston Health Department addressing root causes of youth violence

Fresh produce more affordable at Houston Health Department’s 2019 Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets

Houston Health Department highlights National Public Health Week

Houston Health Department to convert 160 homes with lead into safe homes with new $3 million grant, bond funds

Physical health, mental health and housing challenges detailed in first Hurricane Harvey Registry Report

Take care of your heart: HHD recommends healthier lifestyles, blood pressure checks to lower heart disease risks

MBK Houston, Change Happens Among Ten Obama Foundation Community Challenge Competition Winners

Houston Health Department Confirms Mumps at ICE Facility

Houston Health Department Recommends HIV Testing, PrEP Awareness During National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Houston Health Department Highlights Value of Mentors During National Mentoring Month

Houston Health Department recommends flu shot as influenza activity expected to increase

Kick off 2019 with the IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge

Crime Stoppers Houston and Houston Health Department Partner to Offer Training to Improve Interactions Between Police and Civilians

Houston Health Department Program Offering Ex-Offenders Second Chance Celebrating 20th Biannual Graduation

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