Our Mission

The mission of Summit County Public Health is to protect and promote the health of the entire community through programs and activities designed to address the safety, health and well-being of the people who live in Summit County, Ohio.  The Health Department seeks to create a healthful environment and ensure the accessibility of health services to all.

Vision Statement

We envision a community where all can achieve optimal health where they live, work and play, resulting in...

Healthy Places, Healthy People, and Healthier Tomorrows.

Our Core Values

SCPH’s core values are reflected in our strategic approach and guide our interactions with our clients, community partners and each other.  We believe these values are what make us unique and are essential to helping create a healthier community for all.  Summit County Public Health’s core values are embodied in the acronym “PROMISE.”

Providing professionalism - Honesty, integrity and competency in all interactions
Respect - Everyone who interacts with us in any capacity will be treated with respect
Outstanding quality - We are nationally accredited and have an ongoing commitment to continuous improvement
Mission-driven dedication - Our mission statement says it all. It's who we are and what we do
Innovation - We look at every situation as an opportunity to be forward-thinking and proactive
Service-orientation - Our goal is to provide excellent customer service in all interactions
Equity for all - Everyone should have the opportunity to attain their highest level of healthy, regardless of social or demographic factors