About the Organization
Culture: Our passionate workforce of approximately 1,000 employees pushes the boundaries of what innovation looks like by providing services focused on health promotion, illness prevention and protection of the environment.
Through our efforts in quality and performance improvement, health equity, and instituting a data driven culture, our continuous goal is to develop the programs and interventions that improve health outcomes in Lake County independent of socioeconomic status.
Diversity: The success of the services we offer is a reflection of the quality and skill of our people.
We recognize that each employee brings their own unique capabilities, experiences and characteristics to their work. Our diversity encompasses differences in ethnicity, national origin, gender, language, age, sexual orientation, religion, abilities, experience, socio-economic status, and education.
We are committed to cultivating an inclusive culture that values diversity of thought and collaboration, enabling each employee to perform at their maximum potential and to more effectively work with clients, patients and employees.
We support and require that patient care, client care and overall customer service be provided in a culturally competent and ethnically sensitive manner.
About the Community
We are a member of the Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium, a 501 (c)(4) membership organization of the public health departments that serve the City of Chicago and the Counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will, and Winnebago.
Our agency is a public health accredited, state-certified public health department, and a Joint Commission accredited Community Health Center established through referendum in 1956.
As the largest human service provider in Lake County, we believe that services must be available without barriers. No residents are turned away due to the inability to pay. We also believe in providing services in an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination or bias.
Our Mission is to promote the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County.
Our Vision is Health Choices, Healthier People, and Healthiest Communities