Mission & Vision

All staff standing in front of Health Department

Mission

The mission of the Frederick County Health Department is to improve the health and well-being of the residents of Frederick County through programs to prevent disease and illness, promote wellness and safety and protect public health. 

Vision

Frederick County leads as a community of health and wellness.

Values

Excellence - We strive to maintain the high quality of work as we continue to meet the standards by our accredited status.

Integrity - We maintain consistency in what we say and what we do. We uphold ethical standards and maintain accountability to each other and the communities we serve.

Making a Difference - We believe the department's actions should assist our communities in addressing underlying factors that affect good health.

People - We value our employees as professional colleagues. We treat our customers, clients, partners, and those we serve with respect by listening, understanding, and responding to needs.

Quality - We actively work to maintain and improve our culture of quality, seeking opportunities to improve our daily work and looking for creative solutions to the challenges that face us.

FCHD Values in interlocking circles: Integrity, Excellence, Making a Difference, Quality, and People