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Guidance for Healthcare Professionals

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Guidance for Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare professionals and frontline workers play a central role in supporting our community during the response to COVID-19. A selection of COVID-19 guidance documents and resources are available below for download. Select documents may be available in multiple languages.




Industry Guidance

For more information, please refer to the General Public Guidance and Reopening Guidance resources.

Guidance for Assisted Living (PDF)
Guidance for First Responders (PDF)
Guidance for Care Givers (PDF)
Healthcare Professionals Working During COVID-19
First Responders & Coping With Stress
Guidance for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Sequence



Healthcare Provider Resources

Healthcare professionals can find interim guidance - including patient evaluation, reporting, testing, specimen collection, and prevention and control recommendations - on the CDC website as well as below.





COVID-19 Testing and Lab Resources

For details regarding local COVID-19 testing sites, refer to the Testing Locations and Information resources.

COVID-19 Testing and Lab Facts



COVID-19 Vaccination

The information below is intended for healthcare providers and professionals. For general information about COVID-19 vaccination, please refer to the COVID-19 Vaccine Information resources.




Provider Enrollment

Professionals and facilities may enroll as a COVID-19 vaccine provider at EnrollTexasIZ.dshs.texas.gov. For full details on requirements and the registration process, visit DSHS's Provider Vaccine Information resources.





Contact HCPH EPI Team

To contact the Harris County Public Health (HCPH) Epidemiology team, call 832-937-7575. To submit COVID-19 test results, please fax them to 713-439-6306.