The mission of the Norwalk Health Department is to prevent and control the spread of disease, promote a healthy environment, and protect the quality of life within our changing community.
The vision statement of the Health Department is: "Excellence with Efficiency."
The department carries out its mission and vision under the direction of the mayor. A six-member voluntary Board of Health provides valuable guidance in the development of policy. The Health Department staff consists of a team of trained health and administrative support professionals.