Name and location of repository
Level of description
City of Houston Department of Public Health and Planning records
- 1982-2006 (Creation)
1.75 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Name of creator
Houston Health Department Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Research for Effectiveness (OPERE) (2006), “comprises epidemiologists, statisticians, and GIS analysts who collaborate with . . . partners within and outside the department for research, analysis, interpretation, and sharing of information on health issues that affect our communities”. The Houston Health Department operates several community health centers and provides information on assistance with various health needs, including PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) for those at elevated risk of contracting HIV, or PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) for those who may recently have been exposed).
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The City of Houston Department of Public Health and Planning collection contains annual reports, Houston health objectives, Wards data book, AIDS 1991, epidemiology notes, HealthScape, vital statistics, AIDS surveillance report, Health of Houston, and other papers and printed materials.
Subjects: public health, HIV/AIDS
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is unrestricted.
Materials are in good condition.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright restrictions may apply.
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Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Source is unknown.Assumed to be the creator.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
No accruals are expected for this collection.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: City of Houston Dept. of Public Health and Planning Department records; IC 029; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.