Department Mission and Values:


Providing quality public health services to ensure the conditions for a healthy community.


The Flathead City-County Health Department is committed to the highest standards in public
health service. As an organization, we value collaboration, compassion, and being community

As an organization, we value collaboration, as employees working together across programs and
divisions, collaboration is necessary for public health work to be reflective of the complexity of our
population’s health. Collaboration with our community members, policy makers, and
stakeholders’ positions to work across sectors to increase impact.

Public Health work requires compassion. Compassion for ourselves, our peers, and the
populations we serve. Everyone has their own story, with compassion we can meet people where
they are, respect their lived experience, and move forward from a place of generosity.
As a government entity we are accountable to the community we serve. Therefore, we value being
community driven. All of our programs will be attuned with our communities needs and
responsive to the changing demographics and social determinants of health affecting our county.

Flathead City-County Health Department

1035 1st Ave West
Kalispell, MT 59901 – 2nd Floor

406-751-8101 main line
406-751-8102 fax