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Community services offers a variety of programs to improve the health and well-being of members of our community. Many of the programs are decentralized throughout the city with a concentration in the lower income areas.

The Disease Prevention and Health Promotion division of the department focuses on programs to screen for and prevent illnesses and health issues.

The Environmental Health Services Division (EHSD) promotes public health and safety to ensure compliance with state and local health codes.

The Epidemiology and Public Health Preparedness Division focuses on programs that protect our community from disease outbreaks and on preparing the public for emergencies.


The Deputy Director is responsible for the Health Equity and Community Engagement Division, encompassing health equity, social services policies, planning and evaluation, and HIV Resources Administration.