About Us


Healthy individuals and families thriving in a clean and safe community.


To assess, promote and protect the public health needs of our community, enhance the quality of our environment and assure access to appropriate services delivered by a professional staff dedicated to excellence and innovation.

Core Values

  • Accountability: We keep our commitments and are responsible for our actions; we hold others to these same standards.
  • Communication: We engage in open and honest dialogues between, among, and with our employees, community partners, and clients.
  • Customer Service: We seek to help both external and internal clients by understanding their needs, providing effective problem solving, and delivering meaningful solutions.
  • Dedication: We are committed to protecting and enhancing wellness, healthy lifestyles, and a safe and clean environment.
  • Empowerment: We empower employees and residents to make educated choices and become engaged stewards.
  • Proactivity: We are a health department in motion with a clear vision for the current and future needs of our residents.
  • Professionalism: We deliver courteous, prompt, and culturally sensitive customer service.
  • Respect: We embrace the diversity of families and individuals.
  • Sound Practice: We deliver public health services based on science-based decision making and community needs.
  • Teamwork: We value supportive partnerships with public and private entities throughout the community, with our employees, and with our clients.

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