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Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of January 18

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of January 18, 2020. Eighteen FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week. Houston Health Department The Houston Health Department will offer drive-thru testing at two surge sites affiliated with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [...]

2021-01-17T12:33:49-06:00January 17th, 2021|Community News|

State Rep. Gene Wu: Community Resources

Please see the attachments and below information for programming from The Alliance: 2021 Vocational Trainings  We are actively recruiting for our next CNA, EKG, HVAC and CDL classes. Please see the flyer attached for more information or visit us at www.thealliancetx.org/financial-opportunity-center  English as a Second Language Classes  The new ESL session begins next week! Anyone interested [...]

2021-01-16T12:43:36-06:00January 16th, 2021|Community News|

Second COVID-19 vaccination mega site scheduled for Minute Maid Park

UPDATE - All new appointments for the January 16 COVID-19 vaccination mega site at Minute Maid Park are booked. The 2,600 new slots filled 16-miutes after opening.  Additional vaccination opportunities will be announce as supply increases. The Houston Health Department and Astros Foundation are partnering for a second COVID-19 vaccination mega site at Minute Maid Park [...]

2021-01-15T10:39:11-06:00January 15th, 2021|Community News|

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of January 11

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of January 11, 2020. Nineteen FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week. Houston Health Department The Houston Health Department will offer drive-thru testing at two surge sites affiliated with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [...]

2021-01-10T12:18:25-06:00January 10th, 2021|Community News|

Founded in the 1850s, the Freedom Colony of Riceville lives on

It happens fairly often as you wander the backroads of Houston -- you’ll be driving along through more or less typical 1970s-style suburban development when all of a sudden you’ll find yourself in a cluster of much older housing, from the 1940s, say, or even older. Then you might see an older church, and if [...]

2021-01-08T18:26:11-06:00January 9th, 2021|Community News, My Brays Oaks|

The County Connection: There’s Light at the End of This Tunnel

The County Connection Lina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge   Happy New Year Harris County! I know you all are just as happy as I am to say goodbye to 2020. We’ve faced so many dire challenges over the last year -- unemployment, financial devastation, social isolation, illness, and death. We’ve sacrificed so much to [...]

2021-01-08T18:05:04-06:00January 8th, 2021|Community News|

Houston Public Works Launches Smart Utility Check-Up Program

Houston Public Works is inviting commercial buildings to join its inaugural Smart Utility Check-Up Program. The free program is designed to improve water and utility efficiency within the commercial sector. Businesses who participate will receive monthly water, electricity and gas utility assessments. Imperial Utilities & Sustainability, Inc. will provide data analysis on utility use with [...]

2021-01-08T13:23:52-06:00January 8th, 2021|Community News|

Houston Health Department launches online registration for COVID-19 vaccinations for high risk groups

The Houston Health Department launched today online registration allowing Houstonians at the highest risk of coronavirus disease to schedule appointments to receive free COVID-19 vaccinations. A Spanish version is anticipated to launch later in the day. People age 65 and older and people age 18 and older with at least one chronic medical condition putting them at [...]

2021-01-04T11:46:51-06:00January 4th, 2021|Community News|
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