Houston Health Department Leading
Antibody Testing Survey to
Better Understand the Spread
of COVID-19 in Houston | 09-02-2020

HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rice University, and Baylor College of Medicine to conduct an antibody testing survey to understand how many people in the city were previously infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. The survey will identify people infected in the past with…

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COVID-19 Updates

This message includes updates on the COVID-19 response from CDC. The COVID-19 Outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available. Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities Global COVID-19 COVID-19 Response is a Family Affair for EIS Alums – Responder Story Wear a Mask to Protect You and Your Friends – For…

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COVID-19 Registry

What Is It? The COVID-19 Registry is a community registry designed to track the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 in the Houston area and provide health departments with real-time information on the virus’s spread, who is being affected and how. Who Should Participate? Anyone who lives in the Houston area is urged to sign…

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Hurricane Season, Neuens Project,
Public Budget Hearing, and More!

Hurricane Season Begins Today Preparing for Hurricanes During the Covid-19 Pandemic Planning for hurricane season and other potential disasters can be stressful. This year especially as the 2020 hurricane season comes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Houston Office of Emergency Management Website contains advice to help you safely prepare, evacuate, and shelter for severe storms while protecting yourself…

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COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

Texans Recovering Together Crisis Counseling Program assists individuals and families in Harris County who were affected by COVID-19.  Texans Recovering Together provides outreach and counseling services to those affected by the disaster, offering individual, group and Remote crisis counseling, and resource referrals free of charge.  Free outreach and counseling services included, but not limited to: Crisis Counseling…

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COVID-19 Update (5-14)

  Refer to and follow all recommendations from elected officials, emergency management agencies, and public health authorities. This is for informational purposes only!   Thus far today across the US there have been 27,050 new positive cases for a total of 1.450 million and 86,660 deaths (1741 deaths in 24 hrs). A total of 252,525…

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