Building a healthier future for Nicholas County residents through community-based collaborative organization, public health systems innovation, strong public asset stewardship, and education by addressing health disparities at a social, economic, environmental and individual determinant level.
Nicholas County Health Department recognizes that better health for Nicholas County residents derives from community-based interventions with community ownership of health solutions. Health interventions have greater long-term success when implemented to focus upon social, economic, environmental and individual determinants. Nicholas County Health Department will provide support for the community in building better health outcomes through community organization, asset and needs assessment, strategic and implementation planning, program evaluation and outcomes reporting.
Nicholas County Health Department acknowledges the responsibility to manage public resources effectively and efficiently providing quality public health services to Nicholas County residents through innovation and industry best practices. In meeting this responsibility, Nicholas County Health Department will reduce agency administrative and operational expenses, improve effectiveness of public health service delivery, manage mandated workload with available financial and human resources, and build greater value around rural local public health.
The Nicholas County Board of Health meeting scheduled for December 13, 2017 has been rescheduled for December 20, 2017 at 3:00 in the conference room at Nicholas County Health Department. Agenda items include personnel, short and long term planning. The meeting's agenda is posted on the Board of Health page.