Public health means different things to different people. It
often evokes the image of a child receiving a school vaccination, but the range
of public health services and functions is very broad.
We are a
multicultural organization of public health professionals, here to serve our
community. The mission of the Escambia County Health Department is to protect
the public’s health by partnering with the community to: prevent disease,
promote wellness, and prepare for disaster. To learn more
about us please read our
Vision, Values (886.1kb;
Organizational Profile (282.3kb;
We are committed to continuous improvement and superior service to our customers
and community, and as such have implemented Sterling model of business
excellence. Click here to see our
major objectives for improvement (26.5kb;
Not only do we offer vaccinations to protect children against
disease, but also home visits to pregnant women and new moms as part of Healthy
Start…services and investigations to control outbreaks of infectious
diseases...collection and evaluation of health statistics…issue birth and death
certificates…clinical services to meet the special health needs of women and
children…dental services…birth and death records…nutritional services for
expectant and new mothers…septic tank inspections....inspections and permitting
of various public-use facilities…public information and inspiration to improve
health…a nurse and health technician in every school…. Combined, these vital
programs and services provide our community with the
Essential Public Health Services, and comprise the Escambia
County Health Department, Trusted Professionals Protecting You Since 1821.
You can learn more about the Escambia County Health Department by
exploring our web site. Feel free to browse and if you have questions or
comments, please be sure to give us your feedback.
Brief History of Public Health in Escambia County
1295 West Fairfield Drive - Pensacola, FL 32501
Service hours are from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
We are closed on State holidays.
For more information, call 850-595-6500.
ECHD Services Brochure (617.3kb;
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