We exist to serve our clients and community.
We will work with our community partners to:
- Develop and provide quality health care services;
promote healthy lifestyles;
protect against and prevent the spread of disease; and,
assure preparedness to achieve and maintain the best public health for our community.
A strong vibrant Health Department recognized as a leading advocate for the health and wellbeing of the community.
Customer and community focus ....mindful and responsive to their needs.
Collaboration ....working together for a healthier community.
Integrity ....being respectful of, and fair and honest with, our coworkers and community.
Preparedness ....ready to respond to threats and emergencies.
Prevent and promote ....against disease and for healthy living.
Protection and advocacy ....for vulnerable populations
Continuous quality improvement ....nurture and strength the culture of quality at the Vanderburgh County Health Department.
VANDERBURGH COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS
Mark Wohlford, DDS, PhD - Chair
Michelle Galen, MD - Vice-Chair
Timothy J. Hubert
John D. Pulcini, MD
Maria Del Rio, MD
VANDERBURGH COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL
R. Kenneth Spear, MD, Health Officer
Joe Gries, Administrator
Kristina Carter, BSN, RN, Director, Communicable Disease
Mary Ellen Stonestreet, RD, CDN, WIC Coordinator
Christopher Allen, MT (ASCP) SH, Lab Director
Christian Borowiecki, B.S., Director, Environmental Division
CLICK HERE to view the Vanderburgh County Health Department 2015-2017 Strategic Plan.
CLICK HERE to view VCHD Annual Reports. Yearly compilations of Vanderburgh County Health Department goals, responsibilities, services, highlights, achievements, and finances.
CLICK HERE to view the Resolution passed by the Vanderburgh County Board of Health in support of a smoke-free ordinance. Links to studies on the effects of environmental tobacco smoke are also provided.