About Adams County Health Department

Adams County Health Department



The purpose of the Adams County Health Department is to safeguard and improve our community's health and well-being.


A community-led county where everyone has the opportunity to be healthy, valued, safe, and thriving.


We are committed to ensuring that everyone feels a sense of belonging by promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA).

We demonstrate courage by embracing innovation and facing challenges despite risks, fear of adversity, or uncertainty

Community Leadership
We welcome and honor the voice of our community, their engagement, and self determination in shaping the direction of our work.

We embrace and leverage collective strengths, diverse perspectives, talents, and resources with internal and external stakeholders to be more effective and achieve common goals.

We are dedicated to ensuring fairness, equity, and anti-racism in all actions and decisions, and to uphold and protect the rights and well-being of all individuals within the community. 

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In October 2021, the Adams County Board of Commissioners made the decision to end the partnership with Tri-County Health Department and create a new health department focusing on the specific needs of the nearly 520,000 residents and businesses in Adams County.  

Adams County must work to have a local health department in place by Jan. 1, 2023.


Public Health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities

where they live, learn, work, and play.



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Health Department Organizational Chart

Adams County Health Department Annual Reports