About Us

Mission, Vision, & Guiding Principles

Mission: Promote, protect and improve the health of the community 
Vision: Healthy habits, healthy people, healthy community
Guiding Principles: Professionalism, Collaboration, Compassion, Education, Innovation, Integrity

Our Success

Delaware County has been ranked the Healthiest County in Ohio in 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016,  2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 based on a study conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Who We Are

The Delaware Public Health District is a Combined Health District, serving Delaware County (except portions annexed to Westerville, Columbus, and Dublin), Delaware City and Powell. The Delaware Public Health District is operated under the authority of State Law and the adoption of local regulations and resolutions which are voted on by your Board of Health, following community input.

Our Impact

Take a look at how the Delaware Public Health District is improving community health in Delaware County.

What We Do

Whether sharing information on normal baby growth, safety and nutrition, hosting free immunization clinics or granting an operational permit for a household sewage treatment system, it’s in these and other ways that the Delaware Public Health District is “dedicated to fostering, protecting and improving the health and the environment of our residents and our community.”