The Wayne County Health Department safeguards the health of its residents by:
- Promoting healthy lifestyles through education
- Preventing and monitoring disease
- Protecting and preparing against environmental public health risks
The Wayne County Health Department will serve as a model for its ability to advocate and maintain a healthier and safer community.
Innovation - We embrace change while venturing into the future with information, research, and technology.
Respect - Our endeavor is to openly communicate, show compassion, and treat everyone with dignity, to ensure that all individuals are valued and informed.
Teamwork - Our team is strong because we care, we share, and we actively listen. Because we help, respect and support each other, we are effective and dependable.
Accountability - We use responsible and professional judgment in assessing and addressing all community health needs, in a timely and effective manner.
Education - As a visible and trusted source of health-related information, guidance, and assistance, we provide and maintain a trained, qualified workforce.
Ethics - We conduct ourselves with honesty, equality, and integrity as we serve the community.