The Texas Public Information Act (PIA)

The Texas Public Information Act is a Texas law that gives you the right to access information held by Texas and local government agencies including Harris County Public Health (HCPH).  It is similar to the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  If you are requesting information via the PIA, please email to: [email protected]

Contact HCPH

Please see Harris County's Process for PIA for more information.

Federal Government FOIA Information and Resources

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provide information and resources about the FOIA law, regulations, and exemptions. Both departments also provide answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) and reference materials to help you in the FOIA submission process: