Achieving a Healthier Rockford and Winnebago County
The Winnebago County Health Department provides services designed to protect, promote and maintain
the health of Winnebago County residents. Services address three primary goals: improving the length of useful life,
reducing health disparities, and assuring access to preventive health services for every person in Winnebago County.
WCHD MISSION STATEMENT:
Prevent disease, promote health and enlist community efforts to improve the health of all Winnebago County residents
WCHD VISION STATEMENT:
Healthy people in a healthy community without health disparities
WCHD VALUE STATEMENT:
Responsiveness, resource for the community, expertise, collaboration.
Winnebago County Health Department Summary of Services
Healthy Community Strategic Plan 2011-2015 (abridged version)
History of Public Health in Rockford and Winnebago County
Notice of Privacy Practices (English & Spanish)