Community Health Services - Texas Public Health Region 6/5 South

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Community Health Services 
5425 Polk St. Suite J
Mail Code 1906
Houston, TX 77023
713-767-3005 | Fax: 713-767-3024



Public Health Region 6/5 South’s Community Health Services has population-based services. These services are for counties not served by a local health department. The Community Health Team works together to address the essential public health services in each county. The Community Health Team is composed of three programs:

  1. Maternal and Child Health (Title V)
  2. Oral Health Program
  3. Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

Essential Public Health Services

  • Monitor health status,
  • Diagnose and investigate community health problems,
  • Inform, educate, and empower the community,
  • Mobilize community partnerships,
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community effort,
  • Enforce laws and rules that protect the public health and ensure safety,
  • Link individuals to appropriate community and private providers,
  • Ensure a competent public health workforce,
  • Research new insights and innovative solutions, and
  • Evaluate the effectiveness population-based health services in a community.


Community Health Services Programs

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