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DuPage County Health Department

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The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) strives to meet the evolving needs of residents through innovative and practical strategies. Through integrative efforts, DCHD staff’s commitment, dedication, and professionalism to provide high-quality, safety net programs and services that benefit the overall health, safety, and well-being of all DuPage County residents is unmatched. DCHD exceeds organization-wide goals by emphasizing a culture built on the collective strength, collaboration, innovation, and diversity of everyone, working with open communication and mutual respect.

Here public health is more than a job. It’s a passion.
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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 educate 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 - To meet public health challenges while maintaining a sound fiscal position in order to optimize community health practices.
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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.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) was established in 1944, after its residents recognized the need for a Public Health Department. The mission of the Health Department is to promote physical and emotional health; prevent illness, injury and disability; protect health from environmental risk factors; and strive to assure the provision of accessible, quality service. The services offered by the Health Department are delivered through the following service units: Behavioral Health, Client Access, Communicable Disease and Epidemiology, Community Health Resources, Environmental Health, Business Administration, and Public Health Services. To meet the communities’ needs, DCHD employs over 500 health professionals who deliver direct services DuPage County residents.... Read more


Demonstrating the highest ethical and professional standards using honest communications and actions.

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