The mission of the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District is to prevent disease, disability, & premature death; promote healthy lifestyles; and protect the health & quality of the environment for all residents of Nueces County.
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Last Updated October 7, 2021
Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District Services
NOTICE: Beginning Monday, August 9, vital records will be located in City Hall located at 1201 Leopard Street.
The Diabetes Prevention and Patient Navigator Services assists the public with diabetes self-management education. Facilitates assistance with a variety of diabetes related issues.
View the latest Flu and Flu-Like reports here, as well as information on flu vaccinations.
Due to COVID-19, our services have been suspended.
NOTICE: Due to COVID19 we are providing vaccine visits as a drive-thru service. Appointments are required. Please call 361-826-7238 to schedule an appointment. Immunization hours are Tuesday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with a lunch break between 12 p.m. until 1 p.m.
Food handlers can learn about food inspections, permits and available courses.
Due to COVID-19, walk-in services are not available.
When disaster hits, residents need to be ready. Find resources and start a disaster plan to protect yourself and every member of your family.
View restaurant and food establishment inspection scores. Inspections are based on a demerit system, in accordance with the Texas Department of State Health Services.
The STD's & HIV-AIDS Clinic has re-opened as of November 1, 2021. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Appointments are required.
The Tuberculosis Clinic is now opened, as of October 18, 2021. Clinic hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. An appointment is required.
The mission of the Texas WIC Program is to give our most vulnerable children the best possible start by providing optimal nutrition during the critical stages of fetal and childhood development.
Annette Rodriguez, M.P.H., Health Director
Annette Rodriguez has served as Health Director for the Corpus Christi Nueces County Public Health District (CCNCPHD) since 2002. Rodriquez previously served as the Assistant Director of Public Health, as well as a Certified Infection Control Practitioner for Christus Spohn Healthcare Systems. Annette received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health.
Annette leads the CCNCPHD in its efforts to prevent disease, promote wellness and protect the public by creating initiatives such as a health vaccination clinic in a local mall to combat the H1N1 virus pandemic in Nueces County. She is currently serving as the secretary/treasurer for the Texas Association of City and County Health Organizations (TACCHO) and has been involved with the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association and Mayor’s Fitness Committee. Her personal and professional interests center on family, health, corporate wellness initiatives and funding programs to fight the debilitating diseases of diabetes and obesity.