Welcome to the City of Brownsville
Public Health Department 

Brownsville is a community that is a beacon of hope and progress for healthier people and families. Congratulation on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize. 


Congratulations Brownsville for being named an All-America City 2014 in June.  This prestigious award was given to Brownsville for its continuing efforts on making this community a healthier place for all its citizens. Thank you to Arturo Rodriguez, Brownsville Public Health Director, for leading Brownsville to this win.



Health Inspections Foods         

Ordinance Enforcement
Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center (BARCC)
For Animal Control related issues or emergencies, please call (956) 548-7000 or 911


Vector Control
Health Information


Smoking Ordinance 2012-1556
For questions concerning the Smoking Ordinance 2012-1556, please call (956) 542-3437
Plastic Bag Ordinance
For questions on the Plastic Bag Ordinance, please call (956) 542-3437