About Us

What is Public Health?

Our Mission

To create the conditions for all people to live healthy lives by engaging residents, reducing health disparities and attending to the needs of our most vulnerable families.

Our Vision

To be a leader in building the kind of community that supports and enables all to thrive.

Our Core Responsibilities
  • Prevent disease outbreaks and epidemics
  • Prepare for and respond to disasters
  • Ensure access to key health services
  • Promote and encourage the establishment of healthy habits
  • Protect against environmental hazards
  • Lead a strong local public health system
  • Learn what really matters to people