Harris County Public Health (HCPH) Refugee Health Screening Program
The Harris County Public Health (HCPH) Refugee Health Screening Program (RHSP) contracts with the U.S. Committee For Refugees and Immigrants to oversee refugee health screening in Harris County. Refugees are officially recognized individuals by the U.S. government. Texas is the second largest refugee resettlement state in the United States.
In operation for over 10 years, we are the only screening clinic for refugees in Harris County and we currently serve as the largest Refugee Health Screening Program in the state.
The following population groups are eligible for free services:
- Afghan Humanitarian Parolee (AHP)
- Cuban/Haitian Entrant
- Ukrainian and Non-Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolee
- Special Immigrant Visa
- Victim of Human Trafficking
The HCPH RHSP provides the following free services:
- Physical examinations
- Screening for Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
- Basic screening laboratory tests
- Referrals to primary care providers
The provider may ask the patient about their:
- Nutritional well-being
- Reproductive health
- Mental health
- Dental health
- Hearing and vision
Records of the services provided may be used when obtaining an I-693. HCPH does not provide full civil surgeon immigration medical exams. For a full list of approved civil surgeon providers, please visit https://www.uscis.gov/tools/find-a-civil-surgeon.
Refugee Health Screening Program (RHSP) Locations:
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Email us for additional information about our program.