Mission Statement

The overall mission of the Van Wert County General Health District is to promote and to protect the health and well-being of the community.

Van Wert County General Health District Vision

The Van Wert County General Health District will lead the way in protecting and improving the health of the residents of our community by serving as the most reliable source of public health services and information.

Van Wert County General Health District Values

We value all of our clients and co-workers and treat them with fairness and respect.

We strive to maintain a highly capable workforce comprised of dependable, hard-working professionals who exhibit an open-mindedness that allows them to grow and learn from both positive and negative experiences.

We value our role as a public service agency.  We strive to provide our clients with the best possible service in a friendly, honest and compassionate manner, with patience and sensitivity to the unique needs of each individual.

We value a spirit of clear communication and teamwork, both within our agency and when working with external partners to protect and improve the health of our community.

Daryl L. Dowdy, MA, PhD.
Health Commissioner

Photo Courtesy of The Van Wert Independent