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Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Tacoma, WA | http://www.tpchd.org
Joined in May 2012

About Us

Vision: Healthy People in Healthy Communities.

Mission: To safeguard and enhance the health of the communities of Pierce County.

Core Values:

Integrity: As representatives of this agency, we are expected to follow ethical principles in our work. We choose to foster an environment of accountability, honesty, trust and forgiveness through our behavior, words and actions. We show evidence of our transparency in all of our transactions.We illustrate professionalism and encourage development and growth in the practice of Public Health. We maintain and improve competency by sharing knowledge and skills through partnerships with other health agencies and our colleagues. We embrace forgiveness and believe this is fundamental to innovation and growth. We hold ourselves accountable and accept the responsibility for the choices we make and the outcome of our actions.

Respect: Representatives of this agency respect diversity, in all its forms. We show our respect by making our best efforts to learn about those we serve. We listen to what others have to say and encourage ideas to be shared. We practice behaviors that foster respect and promote self-esteem in ourselves and others. We pursue our objectives with kindness, compassion, and tolerance. We are expected to treat our colleagues, co-workers, supervisors, customers, and clients in ways that communicate the importance of respect to our organization at all times.

Leadership: All representatives of this agency are leaders, regardless of job title. We are expected to make sound leadership decisions that are consistent with our policies and values. As leaders, we strive for and promote excellence in ourselves and in others. Leaders foster open communication that flows bottom-up as well as top-down and laterally. Our communication is honest in content and positive in attitude.

Vision: Healthy People in Healthy Communities.

Mission: To safeguard and enhance the health of the communities of Pierce County.

Core Values:

Integrity: As representatives of this agency, we are expected to follow ethical principles in our…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Community Development
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Health & Medicine
  • Substance Abuse & Addiction

Location

  • 3629 So. D St.
    Tacoma, WA 98418

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