The Allentown Health Bureau's mission is to prevent disease and injury and to protect and promote the public's health.
Board of Health
An advisory group of community volunteers responsible for recommending policies and program priorities of the Bureau. The board meets the first Thursday bi-monthly at 12:00 Noon Public Health is for Everyone.
The three core functions of public health are:
- Assessment of the population's health status
- Development of public policies to maintain and promote health
- Assurance that the population has access to public health services