The activities of the Jefferson County Health Department are guided by its strategic plan. The strategic plan was developed to achieve Jefferson County Health Department’s
Citizens of Jefferson County will have the opportunity to develop awareness of, and the means to reduce public health risks, providing an environment that facilitates the promotion of well-being and safety for all.
Our vision will be accomplished by carrying out our:
The mission of the Jefferson County Health Department is to focus resources and attention on critical health issues facing the citizens of Jefferson County . The services provided in response to identified needs includes disease surveillance and prevention, environmental health, health promotion and education.
Our activities will be conducted according to our:
The Jefferson County Health Department believes the promotion of Public Health is essential to the quality of life for all citizens. We assess, plan, develop policies, provide and ensure needed services to enhance the health and wellness of our constituents. We are partners with the Missouri Department of Health, elected officials, public and private community-based organizations and the citizens of Jefferson County . We are committed to continual improvement in order to maintain the highest possible standards of quality and service.
STRATEGIC ISSUE #1: Strengthen the Jefferson County public health network.
STRATEGIC ISSUE #2: Enhance and expand community partnerships.
STRATEGIC ISSUE #3: Prevent injury, disability and premature death.
STRATEGIC ISSUE #4: Ensure access to quality health care services.
STRATEGIC ISSUE #5: Improve the community’s health status through increased understanding of wellness and health risks.
STRATEGIC ISSUE #6: Safeguard the health and safety of consumers.