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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Updates

The Houston Health Department, in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of State Health Services and other public health officials, continues to monitor an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV) first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

Response to NW Houston Explosion Continues

Red Cross disaster trained volunteers continue to provide assistance for those impacted by Friday morning’s explosion at Watson Grinding & Manufacturing.

Imelda Recovery Information Available at Houston Recovers

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Steer Clear of Flood Prone Roadways During Periods of Heavy Rainfall

The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) urges residents and visitors to avoid Houston roadways during periods of prolonged or intense rainfall.

Would You Need Help in a Disaster? Register for Assistance Online or by Phone

The State of Texas Emergency Assistance Register (STEAR) provides residents an opportunity to register for assistance in the event of a disaster.

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