Alief Westwood Health

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Welcome!

The following actions will help improve the health of residents in the Alief Westwood Complete Community . Some of these actions were carried over from other plans developed recently. Some come from discussions through the Complete Communities planning process which has been taking place since last November.

The actions are organized into two goals:

-Healthy and supported community

-Clean and healthy environment


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Welcome!

The following actions will help improve the health of residents in the Alief Westwood Complete Community . Some of these actions were carried over from other plans developed recently. Some come from discussions through the Complete Communities planning process which has been taking place since last November.

The actions are organized into two goals:

-Healthy and supported community

-Clean and healthy environment


Is there something missing? Please provide your comments by clicking on 'Quick Reply' or, to see what others have said, click on 'Go To Discussion'.

Be sure to register in order to participate in the discussion.


Thank you for taking time to review these components of your action plan and letting us know what you think!


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  • GOAL: Healthy and Supported Community

    3 months ago
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    Connect residents to available health resources  

    • ACTION STEPS: Inventory the healthcare resources available in the neighborhood and ensure that all residents can access the resources they need; Work to make healthcare more accessible through diverse outreach strategies, including providing healthcare and family planning to sex workers  

    COORDINATION

    Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate

    City: Houston Health Department | Role: Support

    Community Connectors: The Landing, IORA Clinic, Texas Children’s, Hope Health Clinic | Role: Support, Outreach


    Host regular health fairs and wellness events 

    • ACTION STEPS: Address health disparities in the neighborhood, including health insurance enrollment, by advocating for regular health fairs and wellness and resource events; Distribute information about events to the community across multiple platforms and languages

    COORDINATION

    Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

    City: Houston Health Department | Role: Support, Implement

    Community Connectors: Higher Dimension Church, The Landing, IORA Clinic, Texas Children’s, Hope Health Clinic | Role: Support, Outreach

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  • GOAL: Clean and Healthy Environment

    3 months ago
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    Remediate the Sugar Hill Landfill Site 

    • ACTION STEPS: Establish a committee that includes representatives from the community, City, County, and Federal agencies to develop an actionable plan for the remediation of the Sugar Hill Landfill site, including identifying new uses for the site   

    COORDINATION

    Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate

    City: Administration and Regulatory Affairs | Role: Support, Advocate

    Community Connectors: International District, Housing and Community Development Department (CDBG Funding), TCEQ, Houston Health Department, Area Developers | Role: Support, Advocate


    Ensure safe drinking water 

    • ACTION STEPS: Monitor water quality in the neighborhood to guarantee safe drinking water for all residents 

    COORDINATION

    Community: Alief NST | Role: Advocate

    City: Houston Health Department | Role: Support, Implement

    Community Connectors: TCEQ | Role: Support

     

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