The DuPage County Health Department promotes physical and emotional health; prevents illness, injury and disability; protects health from environmental risk factors; and strives to assure the provision of accessible, quality service.
Presence in the Community - to be viewed as the community leader in the assessment, preservation, promotion, and protection of our citizens' health.
Education - to be a catalyst to education citizens so they are engaged in proactive health and disease management.
Quality - to define performance standards and outcome measures to continuously improve program development, implementation, and service delivery. The Health Department will attract and maintain quality staff.
Integrated Service System - to promote internal and external partnerships that foster a seamless system of service delivery.
Policy Development - to identify key policy issues confronting public health and advocate for policies that optimize the health of the citizens of DuPage County.
Fiscal Sustainability - to meet public health challenges while maintaining a sound fiscal position in order to optimize community health practices.
Integrity - Demonstrating the highest ethical and professional standards using honest communications and actions.
Collaboration - Developing and maximizing relationships to improve access and health outcomes in the community.
Accountability - Responsible planning and management of human and financial resources.
Respect - Showing courtesy and understanding for all with whom we interact.
Excellence - Setting and striving to achieve the highest standards of public health service through innovation and demonstration of outcomes.