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KHOU 11
Nov 19, 2019

HCPH has been awarded more than $2 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to aid in the prevention of opioid overdose.

Fox 26
Nov 19, 2019

Harris County health officials have announced a new prevention program to help curb the opioid epidemic.

KPRC 2
Nov 19, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded the Harris County Public Health Department a $2 million grant to combat opioid overdoses in the county. The department is partnering with the Harris County Sheriff's Office and Baylor College of Medicine to help combat the problem.

Community Impact News
Nov 13, 2019

A study by Harris County Public Health found while Harris County’s average life expectancy in 78.7 years, which is on par with state and national averages, life expectancy in Harris County alone varies by nearly 24 years depending on where a resident lives.

Houston Public Media
Nov 13, 2019

“Where you live often determines how well and how long you live,” said Dr. Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health, which prepared the study.

The Katy News
Nov 12, 2019

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) today released a landmark study assessing the overall health of Harris County residents and recommendations for improvement. The first-ever report “Harris Cares: A 2020 Vision of Health in Harris County” provides five transformational recommendations to improve the health of Harris County residents.

Click 2 Houston
Nov 12, 2019

A study by the Harris County Public Health was released Tuesday assessing the county's overall health and gave recommendations for improvements.

Houston Chronicle
Nov 12, 2019

The Harris County Public Health study, commissioned last January, aims to present a picture of the overall health of county residents and offer recommendations for improvement. The 263-page report examines many factors that influence health, including access to care, mental health, transportation, housing and environmental factors.

KHOU 11
Nov 12, 2019

Firefighters from the Spring Fire Department heat things up with their 2020 calendar, which benefits the firefighter assistance fund and the Harris County Animal Shelter.

KPRC AM 950
Nov 09, 2019

Hundreds of various breeds and all ages of cats and dogs will be looking for their furrever homes today and tomorrow at the first-ever mega adoption event in the Houston area.

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