2019 Health Care Directory: A health care snapshot of Harris and Galveston counties

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Galveston County and Harris County offer a variety of health services for residents. See how healthy the counties are and how their health care industries rank statewide with these statistics.

Galveston County

Services provided: adult weight management, mental and behavioral health, primary and specialty care, cancer care, cardiology, geriatric medicine, HIV/AIDS services, rehabilitation, stroke care, trauma care, women and infants services
2018-19 tax rate: $0.17108 per $100 valuation
Phone number: 713-873-3939
Website URL: www.harrishealth.org

How healthy is Galveston County?

82% of adults surveyed reported being in poor or fair health.

85% of adults are nonsmokers.

68% of adults are considered obese.

87% of residents have access to locations for physical activity.

84% of residents have health insurance.

38,137 residents were enrolled in Medicaid as of January 2018.

Harris County

Services provided: adult weight management, mental and behavioral health, primary and specialty care, cancer care, cardiology, geriatric medicine, HIV/AIDS services, rehabilitation, stroke care, trauma care, women and infants services
2018-19 tax rate: $0.17108 per $100 valuation
Phone number: 713-873-3939
Website URL: www.harrishealth.org

How healthy is Harris County?

82%of adults surveyed reported being in poor or fair health.

85% of adults are nonsmokers.

68% of adults are considered obese.

87% of residents have access to locations for physical activity.

84% of residents have health insurance.

38,137 residents were enrolled in Medicaid as of January 2018.

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Sources: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, U.S. Census Bureau, Texas Department of State Health Services, Harris Health System, Galveston County Health District/Community Impact Newspaper

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Jake Magee
Jake Magee has been a print journalist for a few years, covering topics such as city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be an editor with Community Impact. In his free time, Magee enjoys playing video games, jamming on the drums and bass, longboarding and petting his cat.
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