About Us

  1. Annual Reports
  2. History
  3. Health Matters
  4. Board of Health
  5. Public Health Advisory Council
  6. Strategic Plan
  7. Needs Assessment
  8. CHIP
  9. Public Health Policy
  10. Food and Farm Council

Our vision:  

Healthy people in a healthy community

Our Mission: 

To promote and protect the health and safety of our community through evidence -based practices, prevention, and education

Our Values:

  • Recognizing the value of all people 
  • Providing quality services
  • Serving with leadership and integrity
  • Advocating for advancement of public health policies

Your Health Department works with you, the local Board of Health, community health and education organizations, Fort Riley, and regional and state partners to strengthen and build the health of Riley County residents and visitors.

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There are Ten Essential Public Health Services all local public Health Departments should undertake in their communities:

  1. Monitor the health of the community
  2. Diagnose and investigate health problems
  3. Inform, educate, and empower people
  4. Mobilize community partnerships
  5. Develop policies that protect and promote the health of the community
  6. Enforce laws and regulations
  7. Link to/provide health services
  8. Assure a competent workforce
  9. Evaluate quality of services and programs
  10. Research for new insights into improving health