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Houston HealthScope COVID-19 Special Edition 29

2020-08-10T17:52:28-05:00August 10th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

  Welcome to Houston HealthScope, the Houston Health Department newsletter! We welcome your feedback at hhdcommunications@houstontx.govAugust 10, 2020 COVID-19 Special Edition 29   Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube LinkedIn Website Email Better. Together. We are better when we all do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. Together, we can put Houston on the road to recovery. Thank [...]

Survey: Houston Mayor’s Task Force on Policing Reform

2020-08-06T16:23:21-05:00August 6th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

The Houston Mayor's Task Force on Policing Reform, at https://www.houstontx.gov/mayor/press/2020/police-review-task-force.html, urges all city residents to complete an online survey before midnight Sunday, Aug. 9. The task force is reviewing all Houston Police Department policies and practices. Take the Survey

Correction: Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of August 3

2020-08-03T08:18:50-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of Aug. 3, 2020. Houston Health Department The department offers free drive-thru testing at two mega sites in Houston, located at Delmar Stadium and Butler Stadium. Each site is open Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until [...]

COVID safety video from Memorial Hermann SW

2020-07-21T13:59:54-05:00July 21st, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

Spanish-speaking populations in the Houston area are among the hardest hit by the coronavirus. Our District is working with Memorial Hermann to get out information in Spanish to our community. Mire estos videos para obtener más información sobre cómo protegerse a usted y su familia del coronavirus. (Watch these videos to learn more about how [...]

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9200 Bissonnet Street

2020-07-21T09:34:45-05:00July 21st, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

On Sunday, a pedestrian was tragically killed in a hit-and-run crash at 9200 Bissonnet when attempting to cross the street not in a crosswalk. Pedestrians are encouraged to follow these safety tips provided in several different languages from the Houston Police to reduce the rising number of pedestrian fatalities and injuries: English: https://www.houstontx.gov/police/pdfs/brochures/english/Pedestrian-Safety-Awareness.pdf Spanish: https://www.houstontx.gov/police/pdfs/brochures/spanish/Pedestrian-Safety-Awareness-0215-SP.pdf Vietnamese: https://www.houstontx.gov/police/pdfs/brochures/vietnamese/Pedestrian_Safety_Awareness_Vietnamese.pdf Chinese: https://www.houstontx.gov/police/pdfs/brochures/chinese/Pedestrian-Safety-Awareness-12-10-14-Chinese.pdf [...]

Reminder: Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of July 13

2020-07-13T10:24:12-05:00July 13th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of July 13, 2020. Texas Division of Emergency Management The Texas Division of Emergency Management and the department will open four drive-thru test sites:  Crump Stadium, 12321 High Star Dr., Cuney Homes Community Center, 3260 Truxillo St., [...]

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