ACCESS Harris County

Maternal Health Continues to be an Urgent Crisis in Harris County

Maternal Health Awareness Day is January 23 – A call to action to improve maternal health January 23rd is Maternal Health Awareness Day, a day in which Harris County Public Health (HCPH) highlights the urgent maternal and infant health crisis in the county. HCPH reminds our birthing communities about the importance of knowing their risk and the many preventive steps that can be taken to ensure healthier outcomes. Pregnancy and birth can carry serious health risks […]

ACCESS Harris County, an Innovative Initiative to Launch Following Commissioners Court Approval of IT Contract

Houston – Today the Harris County Commissioners Court executed a contract with IBM to develop enabling technology for its ACCESS (Accessing Coordinated Care and Empowering Self-Sufficiency) Harris County Initiative that focuses on providing coordinated services to vulnerable residents in need of services across the County’s safety net system and programs. The mission of ACCESS Harris County is to identify the most vulnerable residents in the community—that often are in need of services to address economic […]