Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission

The Utah County Health Department is committed to promoting the health of our community by preventing avoidable disease and injury by monitoring the health of our community, responding to public health emergencies, and assuring conditions in which people can be healthy

Our Vision

Healthy People in Healthy Communities

Our Values

  • Careful, open and fair consideration of the concerns and cultural values of all people;
  • Excellence in science, communications, collaboration, and operations;
  • Timely, effective, consistent, and professional customer service;
  • Wellness, healthy lifestyles, and a safe and healthful environment; and
  • Partnerships with private and other public organizations within our community


The Ten Essential Public Health Services

  1. Monitor health status to identify community health problems;
  2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community;
  3. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues;
  4. Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems;
  5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts;
  6. Enforce laws and regulations that ensure safety;
  7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable;
  8. Assure a competent public health and personal health care work force;
  9. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services; and
  10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.














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