Banks County Health Department
- 667 Thompson Street Homer GA 30547
- (706) 677-2296
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Mission and Values
The mission of the Georgia Department of Public Health is:
To prevent disease, injury and disability;
promote health and well being;
and prepare for and respond to disasters.
DPH?s workforce is guided by the following core values in carrying out our public health work:
People ? We value our employees as professional colleagues. We treat our customers, clients, partners, and those we serve with respect by listening, understanding and responding to needs.
Excellence ? Commitment, accountability, and transparency for optimal efficient, effective, and responsive performance.
Partnership ? Internal and external teamwork to solve problems, make decisions, and achieve common goals.
Innovation ? New approaches and progressive solutions to problems. Embracing change and accepting reasonable risk.
Science ? The application of the best available research, data and analysis leading to improved outcomes.
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