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African-American News and Issues
Dec 05, 2019

The Dec. 4 signing marked the conclusion of Biomedical HIV Prevention Summit, an annual event that brings together clinicians and health professionals to highlight the role biomedical prevention tools in ending the epidemic.

Community Impact News (Spring/Klein)
Dec 05, 2019

As previously reported by Community Impact Newspaper, a study by Harris County Public Health found there was a nearly 24-year range in average lifespan that varied across the county from as low as 65 years to as high as 89 years.

Community Impact Newspaper (Spring/Klein)
Dec 05, 2019

Community Impact Newspaper previously reported on the graffiti-covered, trash-ridden building in August 2018 after Harris County Public Health determined the building was in compliance with health codes and an investigation was closed July 27.

The Daily Cougar (University of Houston)
Dec 02, 2019

The [University of Houston] Student Health Center, in partnership will Harris County Public Health, will be hosting a Free HIV Testing event for UH students, faculty and staff. Testing sessions typically last 10 to 15 minutes, and you can get your results in one minute.

Houston Chronicle
Nov 27, 2019

Ralf Luaren Socks was a happy pup. That is until the 12-year-old miniature poodle found himself at the Harris County Animal Shelter through no fault of his own. Now, the senior boy is looking for some extra TLC.

Houston Chronicle
Nov 22, 2019

Dr. Sherri Onyiego, a family physician at Harris County Public Health, said affordable insulin is crucial for diabetes patients.

KHOU 11
Nov 21, 2019

Good news from the animal shelter! They received a huge public response to their call for more pet food, and they are at-capacity (for now).

Best Friends Animal Society
Nov 21, 2019

So far, Kansas City Pet Project (KCPP) has been an overnight stay for around 200 dogs from Best Friends in Houston and network partner shelters such as Harris County Animal Shelter and BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions.

Houston Chronicle
Nov 19, 2019

"These funds will allow us to build an infrastructure to prevent the opioid crisis we've seen in other communities across the country," said Dr. Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health.

Houston Public Media
Nov 19, 2019

In 2018, nearly half of all drug overdose deaths in Harris County involved opioids.

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