Organization & Offices
Disease Control and Clinical Prevention

Disease Control & Clinical Prevention

Provides clinical, population-based preventive health services and population-focused disease control activities.

Mosquito Control

Mosquito & Vector Control

Protects the health and well-being of county residents to prevent and control mosquito-borne diseases.

Office of Communication, Education & Engagement

Office of Communications, Education & Engagement

Informs, educates and engages Harris County residents.

Office of Public Health Preparedness & Response

Office of Public Health Preparedness & Response

Develops and implements a comprehensive, department-wide approach to public health preparedness and response activities.

Environmental Public Health

Environmental Public Health

Protecting public health by ensuring the integrity of the food, water, neighborhood cleanliness, and hazard-free workplaces.

Nutrition & Chronic Disease Prevention

Nutrition & Chronic Disease Prevention

Operates twelve WIC sites and oversees programs for healthy lifestyles, including nutrition and physical activity, tobacco cessation, behavioral health and school health programs.

Office of Policy & Planning

Office of Policy & Planning

Coordinates assessment, planning, evaluation and policy development activities across the HCPH organization.

Veterinary Public Health

Veterinary Public Health

Works in partnership with the community to create a safe and healthy environment for animals and people.

Office of Science, Surveillance and Technology

Office of Science, Surveillance and Technology

Enhances Harris County Public Health’s ability to detect problems, conduct research, come up with creative solutions and advance the science of an academic health department.