About Us

About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Imperial County Public Health Department is to protect and promote the health of our county through organized community efforts to assess needs, develop policies, and assure the provision of services.

Location and Contact Information:
Imperial County Public Health Department (ICPHD)
935 Broadway, El Centro, CA. 92243
Tel: (442) 265-1444 Main Fax: (760) 352-9933
Office Hours: Monday - Friday (except legal Holidays)
8:00 am to 12 noon and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
 
Robin Hodgkin, M.P.A., Department Director
Stephen Munday, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., Health Officer
Janette Angulo, M.P.A., Deputy Director for Community Health
Danila Vargas, M.P.A., Deputy Director for Health and Support Services
Jeff Lamoure R.E.H.S., Deputy Director for Environmental Health Services
 
The role of the Imperial County Public Health Department (ICPHD) is to protect the community from disease, illness and injury and to improve the overall health status of residents by preventing illness, disability, premature death, and promoting good health practices. The Imperial County Public Health Department is a county government agency overseen by the Imperial County Board of Supervisors. It provides separate services and programs and is physically separated from Social Services and Behavioral Health. The Public Health Department serves all the residents of Imperial County and works closely with local hospitals, community clinics and medical providers to share timely, up to date public health information with partner agencies.
 
The Imperial County Public Health Department is divided into four divisions, which include the following:
  1. Administration,
  2. Community Health
  3. Health and Support Services
  4. Environmental Health Services
Programs and Services offered within the Divisions include those such as:

Administration:
The Office of the Director and Deputy Directors; Public Health Officer; Medical Director; Program Planning and Evaluation; Public Information.
 
Community Health:
Health Promotion; Emergency Medical Services / Bioterrorism Preparedness; Maternal Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH).

Health and Support Services:
Public Health Laboratory; Clinical Services; Health Information Management / Birth and Death Certificates; Budget and Fiscal; Facilities Management, Human Resources; Epidemiology.

Environmental Health Services:
Environmental Consumer Protection; Environmental Health Services; Vector Control; Animal Control.

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