Having served with the department for over 28 years, I take very seriously the health and well-being of everyone who lives, works and plays in Riverside County.
We offer a wide range of services and programs, with a staff of 700 doctors, nurses, health educators, nutritionists, communicable disease and community program pecialists, managers and fiscal and support staff.
Public Health Organizational Chart (PDF)
Ours is certainly a large department, but we aim to treat each client and visitor with care that is as unique and individualized as possible.
Our mission is simple: to promote and protect the health of all county residents and visitors in service of the well-being of the community.
It's all part of our vision for healthy people and a healthy community!
Susan Harrington, M.S., R.D.
Director, County of Riverside Department of Public Health
|2012-2016 Mission, Goals & Strategic Plan
The County of Riverside Department of Public Health promotes and protects the health of all County residents and visitors in service of the well-being of the community.
Goal 1: Utilize evidence based strategies to identify and address traditional and emerging public health needs.
Goal 2: Realize the potential of staff through the recruitment, development and retention of a qualified workforce.
Goal 3: Deliver public health services within a responsive and effective system.
Goal 4: To plan, prepare, respond and recover from public health emergencies.
Goal 5: Support healthy sustainable communities through policy and environmental strategies.
| Ten Essential Services of Public Health: Riverside County
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