Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals.”
A healthy and thriving Prince George’s County that:
The mission of Prince George's County Health Department is to:
The Behavioral Health Division offers a variety of service and treatment options to promote the emotional and physical well-being of Prince George’s County residents.
The Environmental Health promotes and protects the safety of County residents through environmental regulation, inspections, public education, emergency preparedness, and disease control.
The Family Health Services provide preventive, clinical and outreach health services to Prince George’s County residents.
The Division of Health and Wellness Services is responsible for encouraging behavioral changes that will better the health and longevity of Prince George’s County residents.