VisionHealthy People in Healthy Communities
MissionTo protect health, prevent disease and injury, and promote health and well-beingfor everyone in Los Angeles County
Goals & Objectives1. Evaluate and continuously improve the quality of DPH health education communications.
1.1. Assure policies and procedures to support effective health education communications are available and current.
1.2. Share HEA annual report throughout DPH.
1.3. Improve the content and accessibility of health education communications and tools for internal and external customers using the DPH intranet and internet.
1.4. Improve the level of customer service provided to internal and external customers.
2.1. Complete role specific duty statements and work plans for all health education classifications.
2.2. Assure the health education workforce has baseline skills to practice health education effectively.
2.3. Improve DPH employee participation in worksite wellness activities.
2.4. Assure annual recognition of the health education workforce and its professional practice.
3.1. Engage academia and other professional organizations to support the DPH strategic plan.
3.2. Recruit graduate student interns to cultivate life-long interest in a public health career.
3.3. Disseminate best practices by presenting at conferences and publishing in peer reviewed publications.
To learn more about the 2018-2023 DPH strategic plan, visit: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/plan/docs/DPH%20Strategic%20Plan%202018_2023.pdf