Harris County Public Health gets new director
Barbie Robinson is seen in this photo posted on social media by Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on March 9, 2021. HOUSTON – A new director has been named to lead Harris County Public Health. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced Tuesday night that Barbie Robinson will lead the county’s health department. NEW: We’re proud to announce Barbie Robinson as Harris County’s new Public Health Director. She was selected after an incredibly thorough search, and I'm confident she'll tackle the toughest public health challenges in our region with ambition, mastery and creativity.