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
  • 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 well-being of the community.


  • Customer and community focus – We are mindful and responsive to all needs.
  • Collaboration – Together, we create a healthier community.
  • Integrity – We strive to be respectful, fair, and honest with our coworkers and community.
  • Preparedness – We are ready to respond to threats and emergencies.
  • Prevention and promotion – We stand against disease and stand for healthy living.
  • Protection and advocacy – We fight for vulnerable populations
  • Continuous quality improvement – We continue to nurture and strengthen the culture of quality at the Vanderburgh County Health Department.

VCHD Strategic Plan  VCHD Annual Report

Community Health Needs Assessment – CHNA

Community Health Improvement Plan – CHIP

2018 Community Health Planning Session