A larger number of Harris County residents reported having access to locations for physical activity. In Montgomery County, a higher percentage of residents surveyed reported being in good or great health.


Harris Health System
Services provided: adult weight management, mental and behavioral health, primary and specialty care, geriatric medicine, cancer care, cardiology, HIV/AIDS services, stroke and trauma care, prenatal services

2018-19 tax rate: $0.17108 per $100 valuation
713-634-1000
www.harrishealth.org





Montgomery County Hospital District
Services provided: paramedic and ambulance services, indigent care, community education classes, 911 emergency dispatch for EMS and fire

2018-19 tax rate: $0.0599 per $100 valuation
936-523-5000
www.mchd-tx.org





How healthy is Harris County?







82% of adults surveyed reported being in good or great health.






87% of adults are nonsmokers.






78% of adults are considered fit.






90% of residents have access to locations for physical activity.






79% of residents have health insurance.






693,080 residents were enrolled in Medicaid as of February 2019.





How healthy is Montgomery County?







96% of adults surveyed reported being in good or great health.






86% of adults are nonsmokers.






78% of adults are considered fit.






84% of residents have access to locations for physical activity.






83% of residents have health insurance.






58,558 residents were enrolled in Medicaid as of February 2019.





Local Health Care Industry







There were 4,209 primary care physicians in Harris County and 513 primary care physicians in Montgomery County in September 2018. That means there are 89.2 and 83.7 primary care physicians, respectively, for every 100,000 residents in the counties, which ranks 23rd and 37th statewide, respectively.