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Mission Statement

◾Promoting a Healthy and Safe Community ◾Preventing Illness and Injury ◾Protecting You "Harris County Public Health, Your Department for Life"

Description

HCPH provides public health assessment, policy development and assurance activities for the residents of Harris County, Texas. These activities represent the core functions of public health. For a majority of services, the jurisdiction of HCPH includes the unincorporated areas of Harris County and over 30 municipalities located within the county. Together, this area represents a combined total population of approximately 2.2 million residents. In addition, for some services, such as mosquito control and refugee health screening, HCPH’s jurisdiction includes all 4.7 million residents of Harris County, including the City of Houston.

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Would you recommend Harris County Public Health?

by Rolanda F. from Houston, TX (2016-01-13 11:12:20.0)
I'm a Health Science major with the hopes of becoming an Epidemiologist in the future. I'm all about gaining real life experience in something that I'm interested in. Not only does it look good on your resume, but it also gives you the reassurance that you're in the right field. I enjoyed the time that I was there! I hope to gain more experience in the future!