The Community Outreach Department provides breast & cervical screenings to uninsured East Texas women through the BCCS Program and through the Komen Tyler Grant. With the Texas Healthy Communities Program, we are committed to providing communities with technical assistance to improve the health environment and systems where they live, work and play.
Environmental Health (EH) is a corner stone of public health. Registered Sanitarians and Environmental Health Specialists use their scientific education and training to investigate, evaluate, and eliminate environmental conditions harmful to people and communities. EH Specialists perform health inspections, investigate complaints and provide assistance through health education.
The Immunization Program promotes routine immunization, ensures access to low cost immunization services, monitors TB (tuberculosis) cases, maintains an immunization registry, and assesses immunization coverage levels in clinics, schools, and child care facilities.
The Northeast Texas Regional Laboratory performs environmental, analytical and medical testing services in order to provide valid data to those who are making decisions about how best to protect public health.
Formerly the City of Tyler's Firestation #5 on Frankston Highway, free sessions are offered for self-management of chronic conditions such as Diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Community members may also enjoy Zumba, health screenings and a variety of healthy lifestyle behaviors that are provided free to the community.
The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Department (PHEP) partners with multiple local and regional agencies to ensure readiness for any community emergency. Local and regional reports of infectious diseases from area public health services are received by the PHEP Department. The PHEP Department prepares emergency response plans for a natural disaster or for a man-made catastrophe, such as a bioterrorism event.
NET Health files certificates of birth for any individual who was born in the State of Texas and files certificates of death for immediate family members of deaths that occurred within the City of Tyler.
The NET Health WIC Program has 21 clinics in 23 counties throughout East Texas. The WIC program provides nutrition education and breastfeeding peer counseling to expectant mothers and to families with children under the age of five.