Division Descriptions

The current organizational structure of TCHD is outlined here.

TCHD has the Office of the Executive Director and six programmatic divisions (Nutrition; Nursing; Planning and Information Management; Community Health Promotion; Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communicable Disease Surveillance; and Environmental Health) with administrative support provided by the Administration and Finance Division, the Human Resources Division and the Office of Communications.

Tri-County Health Department Organizational Chart
  • The Nutrition Division promotes wellness across the lifespan through nutrition policy and programs to improve the nutritional health status of clients and the community.
  • The Nursing Division programs focus on promoting good health for children and adults through linkages to health insurance and health care services, nurse case management, disease prevention and clinical, preventive and health education programs.
  • The Environmental Health Division programs focus on preventing communicable disease and environmental conditions that could be harmful to health through education/consultation, response and investigation and enforcement of regulations.
  • The Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communicable Disease Surveillance Division leads agency efforts to promote coordination, collaboration and communication among all divisions in TCHD to ensure that public health is an effective partner in preparedness, response and recovery efforts. Additionally, the division conducts surveillance, investigation, and mitigation efforts in response to incidents of communicable disease.
  • The Planning and Information Management Division helps programs to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness through data collection, analysis and mapping services, informatics, information technology, performance management and quality improvement, program planning and accreditation. 
  • The Community Health Promotion Division works directly with community members and leaders to promote health and wellness across all ages through programs including aging initiatives and injury prevention, community nutrition, diabetes education, healthy beverage partnership, mental and behavioral health promotion, tobacco and substance abuse prevention and worksite wellness and breastfeeding policy work. 
  • The Human Resources Division manages a variety of employee-centered programs with flexibility to meet the ever-changing needs of employees and the Agency including recruiting, training, development, benefits, compensation, employee wellness and other programs