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Peter Schade MPH, RS - Health Commissioner
Robert L. England MSOH, RS - Chief Environmental Public Health Officer
Shari Greene RN - Chief Health Planning Officer
Janet Mesenburg RN - Director of Nursing
Joseph Palmucci - Chief Financial Officer
Jeanie Wertenbach - Director of Community Health
Scott Thom - Director Of Construction Services
Dr. Richard Visci DO - Medical Director
Craig Ward RS - Director of Enviromental Health
Troy Chaffin MPH, RS - Director of Finance, Administration, Grants and Accreditation
Heather Westcott RN - Director of Primary Care and Clinical Services
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"It shall be the purpose, function and goal of the Erie County General Health District to identify and plan the most effective use of health services and resources for the prevention of illness, promotion of health and the improvement of health status within the health district."
"To develop comprehensive public health services aimed to increase the quality of life for residents of the Erie County General Health District through programmatic evaluations, assessments and measurable outcomes."
Erie County Health Department Performance Goals
Administer the Health District
Monitor Health Status
Assure Safe and Healthy Environment
Promote Healthy Lifestyles
Address the Need for Personal Health Services
Protect People From Disease and Injury
Our Agency Core Values