About Us

Welcome to the website for Riverside University Health System-Public Health.




We offer a wide range of services and programs, with a staff of 700  doctors, nurses, health educators, nutritionists, communicable disease and community program specialists, 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!

Thank you,

Riverside University Health System-Public Health

2012-2016 Mission, Goals & Strategic Plan


Riverside University Health System-Public Health promotes and protects the health of all County residents and visitors in service of the well-being of the community.

Create Healthy Communities

  • Improve community safety
  • Ensure access to clean air and water, healthy food and housing
  • Improve neighborhood planning efforts that promote health

Promote Healthy Behaviors

  • Reduce obesity-related chronic disease
  • Reduce the use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs
  • Reduce preventable illnesses

Connect and Invest in People

  • Increase access to education and employment opportunities
  • Improve health outcomes and health equity and create commitment to addressing social determinants of health
  • Leverage and strengthen innovative collaboration
  • Realize the potential of staff through recruitment, development and retention of a qualified workforce
  • Deliver public health services within a responsive and effective system               
  • Improve access to timely and understandable health information                                            *2016-2020 RUHS – Public Health Strategic Plan


 Ten Essential Services of Public Health: Riverside County

What is Public Health in Riverside County?

Read the report created to answer this question


Contact Us

Riverside University
Health System-Public Health

4065 County Circle Drive, Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 358-5000 | FAX 358-4529 | TDD 637-6834

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Information for Providers

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