To improve the health of our communities by preventing disease, promoting wellness and health equity, while ensuring access to needed health care, and maintaining a safe and healthy environment.
Healthy people, healthy community, healthy environment.
Community: We appreciate and recognize the contributions of community members, customers, and employees.
Partnerships: We cooperate and communicate both within the department and with community agencies to combine energy and creativity to benefit those we serve.
Quality: We strive for excellence in all we do.
Communication: We recognize the value of listening as well as the importance of expressing ourselves.
Integrity: We place principles over personal interests, and treat people in an open, transparent, fair, and ethical manner.
Respect: We appreciate each individual's uniqueness. We treat everyone with dignity and consideration.
Health Equity: We provide leadership and policy direction to assure that every community member living in Santa Barbara County has the resources and opportunities needed for optimal health and well-being.
Public Safety: We prepare and respond to disasters and other public health emergencies that threaten the well-being of our residents and their animals.
Created via All-Staff Meetings 2020