Mission & History

Our Mission
To promote physical and mental health and facilitate the prevention of disease, injury and disability for all St. Joseph County residents.

Our Vision
Healthy people in a healthy St. Joseph County.

Our Profile
In 1962, the Health Departments of South Bend, Mishawaka, and St. Joseph County merged to form one Health Department under the title “St. Joseph County Health Department”. Today the department consists of approximately 50 employees.