Our mission is to serve and educate the citizens of Hocking County with public health programs that prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles and protect the environment.
The vision of the Hocking County Health Department is to achieve excellence in health education, disease prevention and environmental health. It is our desire to provide high quality, community friendly, accessible services that reflect our mission in accordance with the Public Health Standards, and make the Hocking County Health Department become recognized as a model public health agency.
August is Breastfeeding Awareness month with August 1st-7th being World Breastfeeding Week. Hocking County WIC will be involved in many breastfeeding activities throughout the month of August. Community members will see us at the local supermarkets, farmers markets, Worthington Park, and decorating the Hocking County Health Department (HCHD) with this year’s theme ” Keep Calm and Carry On Breastfeeding” slogan. >> Read More