Our Mission: To protect and safeguard the health and safety of the community. This is accomplished through the following objectives: 1) Promoting healthy lifestyles and behaviors through education, awareness and prevention of disease. 2) A coordinated and efficient dedication of resources that aggressively responds to threats to the health of the community. 3) A comprehensive approach to health risks by identifying and evaluating causative factors related to diseases including environmental factors and health inequities and disparities. 4) Creation of an environment that supports creative and innovative solutions to emerging health risks and chronic disease.