Healthy people in thriving and safe communities
Partnering with communities to protect and improve health and well-being
Compassion: Caring about people. We value each person and are sensitive to unique individual needs. We seek a high-quality life that is healthy and free from harm.
Prevention: Stopping problems before they start. We implement solutions to prevent the impact of disease and social challenges in current and future generations.
Collaboration: Teamwork and partnership. We partner with our clients, families, the community and each other to empower and support people to create safe and healthy places to work, live and play. We support teamwork, trust, confidentiality and shared leadership as keys to successful collaboration.
Equality: Serving all with dignity and respect. We serve every person in a culturally competent manner. We work toward the elimination of social and health inequities within our communities. We nurture a workforce that is skilled, diverse and engaged.
Excellence: Quality, integrity and accountability. We provide the highest quality professional service to everyone. We conduct our activities with diligence, objectivity and honesty. We are committed to efficient and productive use of the public’s funds, and utilize proven methods to establish and evaluate programs and policies that improve health and social well-being.