About Us

As one of 34 public health units in Ontario, Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) works with our community to promote and protect health and prevent illness, based on community need, and employing evidence-based interventions. Our public health nurses, health inspectors, health promoters, dietitians, epidemiologists, and many other professionals are dedicated to delivering public health programs, classes and services in our community that are accessible for everyone.

We are funded by the provincial government and local municipalities. We are governed by a Board of Health and regulated by the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Vision

Optimized health and wellbeing for all.

Mission

Huron Perth Public Health takes action to protect and promote population health and prevent disease, strengthening quality of life and wellbeing for all.

Values
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion | We value all community members. We are responsive to the communities we serve and commit to finding ways for people to feel safe and welcome.
  • Evidence-informed Practices | We will use the best available information and public health best practices in our work.
  • Partnership and Collaboration | We value our relationships and commit to authentic engagement in our work in order to meet the public health needs of our communities
  • People | We acknowledge that HPPH staff are the greatest asset to achieving our vision and mission, and commit to creating a healthy workplace together.
  • Innovation | We embrace new ways to respond to the public health needs of our populations and will use bold and creative approaches as needed.
  • Accountability | We focus on our public health mandate and are committed to transparent accountability for the use of our resources.
  • Leadership | All staff are valued as HPPH ambassadors who continually show leadership by using public health knowledge, skills and expertise to improve population health.

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