“A lot of people don’t know about the Area Agency on Aging and the Aging and Disability Resource Center,” said Connie Assiff, Harris County Public Health’s senior outreach coordinator, who had prepared a handout on said information. She also had on hand information on chronic-disease self-management classes that attracted many eyes.
The Harris County Animal Shelter has released its live release numbers for 2019, and the results for March were a jaw-dropping 95.7 percent. This technically puts the shelter in a "no-kill" status, by shelter standards.
People wait in line to receive medical attention at Harris County Public Health's mobile clinic set up at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center after the recent fire at Intercontinental Terminals Co. The city of Deer Park is considering options for the building that include leaving it alone or demolishing and rebuilding it.
Not long after the fire broke out, Harris County Public Health set up in a public park in Deer Park to give checkups to residents.
When I got word about the ITC fire in Deer Park on March 17, I immediately reached out to my typical neighbors — the Deer Park mayor, Harris County Public Health, Environmental Protection Agency, and more.
As for air quality, Harris County Public Health says there continues to be an overall low health risk.
According to Harris County Public Health (HCPH), the health risk potential remains low for the general public; however, monitoring for longer-term impacts continues.
Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, Harris County Pollution Control, Harris County Public Health and other government agencies are on site at the KMCO chemical plant in Crosby today as the investigation begins into what caused yesterday’s fire.
We know there are many animals at Harris County Animal Shelter in need of forever homes. But sweet Sampson has been all over Facebook today as he is in desperate need of foster home.
Investigators on the scene of the Deer Park explosion says the health risk potential remains low for the general public. Still, Harris County Public health says the monitoring for longer term impacts continues.