Health Department

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About Us

As you browse our site, you will learn about your county at work and find public health resources, permit information, events, and programs.

Some of the services we provide:

  • Vaccination against flu and other infectious diseases
  • Birth and Death Records
  • Plumbing Inspections
  • Investigate Nuisance Complaints
  • Healthy Eating and Active Living 

WCHD Employee Resources (Internal Link ONLY)

Mission Statement

Prevent. Promote. Protect.

Vision Statement

Washington County residents will achieve the best possible physical, mental, social, and environmental well-being.


Accountability- We charge employees with fulfilling the duties of their respective jobs and the assurances they make to residents.

Collaboration- We recognize that our impact on communities and residents is greater through partnerships and collaboration.

Health- We believe our primary mission is to help residents achieve optimal health.

Innovation- We continually seek new evidence-based programs to offer our clients and new ways to deliver services.

Equity- We believe in breaking down barriers to healthful living and creating an environment of inclusion for all residents.

Vitality- We believe that vitality is contagious. Sharing our energy and passion for health can revitalize our communities.

Environment- We provide every person with the tools they need to live healthfully and successfully.

Respect- We respect the culture, values, and ideas of the people that we serve.