Wood County Health Department - About Us

Our Mission

To maximize the quality of life across the lifespan by promoting health, protecting the environment, and preventing disease and injury.

Our Vision

Wood County Health Department is a nationally accredited organization, consisting of an interdisciplinary team of dedicated public health professionals functioning at their highest potential. Wood County Health Department is a model health department that is a credible resource leading the way to a healthy community.

Core Values

  • We display a high level of professionalism.
  • We are accountable to the community and our customers.
  • We take a proactive approach.
  • We display credibility in all we do.
  • We adhere to high ethical standards.


  1. Maintain Accreditation
  2. Strengthen Our Brand
  3. Maintain a Passionate, Competent Workforce
  4. Build Capacity
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