Congratulations Mac McClendon, Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response!

Mac received the 2015 Texas Preparedness Leadership Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services for outstanding contributions to local preparedness & response.

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2015 Asian American Pacific Islander Health Summit November 20, 2015

Thank you to the collaborative team for making this event a huge success!

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Thank you Harris County for voting to pass Prop 3!

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Know Your Numbers

Keep Active. Eat Healthy. Stay in the Game!

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The Executive Director

Harris County residents!

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services (HCPHES) - the county health department for Harris County, Texas. HCPHES is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Harris County residents and the communities in which they live.

HCPHES has an annual budget of over $60 million that reports to Harris County Commissioners Court. We are made up of over 500 public health professionals who are proud of the work they do each and every day in serving the health needs of our community. Our staff members are continually recognized at the local, regional, state, and national levels for their work in a variety of areas in public health.

We have a fantastic community in Harris County yet challenges remain – please join us in our goal to make Harris County the healthiest community possible!

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