About Us

Mission, Goals & Strategic Plan


Riverside University Health System-Public Health promotes and protects the health of all County residents and visitors in service of the well-being of the community.

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Create Healthy Communities

  • Improve community safety
  • Ensure access to clean air and water, healthy food and housing
  • Improve neighborhood planning efforts that promote health

Promote Healthy Behaviors

  • Reduce obesity-related chronic disease
  • Reduce the use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs
  • Reduce preventable illnesses

Connect and Invest in People

  • Increase access to education and employment opportunities
  • Improve health outcomes and health equity and create commitment to addressing social determinants of health
  • Leverage and strengthen innovative collaboration
  • Realize the potential of staff through recruitment, development and retention of a qualified workforce
  • Deliver public health services within a responsive and effective system               
  • Improve access to timely and understandable health information                           

Ten Essential Services of Public Health: Riverside County 

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