Public Health Services

Navajo County Public Health Services District (NCPHSD)

Public Health is an organized community effort to address the public interest in health by applying scientific and technical knowledge to prevent disease and promote health. That is, public health is what we all do together, as a community, to create a safer, healthier and happier quality of life. NCPHSD has the responsibility to assess and assure that the key elements are in place so that this can happen.


Our mission is to promote and protect public health through education, prevention and partnerships.


NCPHSD empowers the community to improve overall health through:

  • Responsiveness
  • Quality Service
  • Innovation
  • Credibility
  • Diversity
  • Partnership


NCPHSD is pioneering the way to ensure a healthier community.

Essential Services

The 10 Essential Public Health Services:

10 Essential Public Health Services WheelThe Futures Initiative: How the 10 Essential Public Health Services Framework Was Updated in 2020. 2020. Available at: