Mission, Vision and Values

Public Health: Better Health, Better Missouri

Mission, Vision and Values

ACHD Mission Statement

To protect and promote the public health and community well-being of the residents of Audrain County.

ACHD Vision Statement

To each individual, every family, and the community as a whole attains the highest degree of health achievable.

ACHD Values Statement

The ACHD is committed to the following C.L.E.A.R. values:
Communication, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect.

Community Vision & Values

  •  Responsible and healthful lifestyle choices.
  •  Green space and recreation opportunities throughout the community.
  •  Air, water, and environmental quality.
  •  Wellness education initiatives in schools, the workplace, at community at large.
  •  Access to a public health department that encompasses wellness and sick care.
  •  Technology & quality improvement practices for efficient, effective healthcare.
  •  Resources for safety net services and proven fiscal accountability.
  •  A holistic approach to addressing health problems.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Patients/clients will receive quality services without regard to patients’/client’s race, age, color, creed, sex, marital status, sexual preference, national origin, ancestry, religion, handicap, disability or HIV status.

This agency does not discriminate, either through contractual or other arrangements, against sexual orientation, diagnosis/infectious disease, ability to pay and DNR status.

In case of questions, please contact:
     Sandra Hewlett, Administrator
     Audrain County Health Department
     1130 South Elmwood
     Mexico, MO 65265
     573-581-1332
     shewlett@audraincountyhealth.org