Ventura County

Ventura County Health Care Agency

Public Health Division

Director
Selfa Saucedo
Staff Services manager
Ventura County Public Health
2323 Knoll Dr. #302
Ventura, CA 93003
PH: (805) 677-5231
FAX: (805) 677-5220
EMAIL: selfa.saucedo@ventura.org

Department Website
http://www.vchca.org/public-health

Department Overview
Mission: Empower the community, promote health and emergency preparedness, and prevent disease, injury, and disability.

What we do: Ventura County Public Health protects and promotes the health of all Ventura County residents. Public Health works with and supports community-based organizations and health care providers throughout the County, particularly in communities identified as having health disparities and reduced access to care.

Major Service Areas

  • Monitor health status to identify health problems
  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and hazards in the community
  • Inform, educate, and empower the public about current and emerging health issues
  • Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  • Link people to needed health services
  • Assure a competent work force to support the public health system
  • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility and quality of personal and population-based health services
  • Research for new insights

 

 

4/2015