Mission & Vision


To promote, protect, and improve the health and safety of all Hoosiers


A healthier and safer Indiana

ISDH Core Values:

Integrity—We are honest, trustworthy, and transparent. We will do the right things to achieve the best public health outcomes.

Innovation— We encourage innovation to continuously enhance our programs and services, engage our workforce, advance our mission, and keep pace with community needs, and to communicate and utilize scientific data and evidence-based practices to achieve optimal health.

Collaboration—We will achieve optimal health for all Hoosiers when we work side by side with partners, communities, and individuals.

Excellence—We will work every day to provide the best public health services to the citizens of Indiana through continuous quality improvement.

Dedication—We are committed to solving public health issues by focusing on what we can do, not what we can’t.