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Our Mission, Vision and Values

Our mission
Improve the quality and length of life in our communities: healthy lifestyles, longer lives, lived well.
Our vision
We are recognized as a valued and integral partner in health.
Our values
Accountability and transparency
We are responsible and answerable for our actions, assignments, and duties within the Northwestern Health Unit and we are honest and fair with stakeholders.

Environmental stewardship

We are committed to foster, to respect, and to care for the environment.

Innovation and excellence

We are committed to positive change and improvement by challenging ourselves to deliver increasing value to our clients and by giving our best effort in everything we undertake.

Integrity and professionalism

We do the right thing, not the easy thing, and we follow the highest standards of technical and ethical conduct.


Teamwork is paramount in all that we do: in our relationships with clients, with partners and with each other.

Respect and compassion

We treat people with equality, dignity, compassion, and respect.

We are committed to promoting the principles of healthy living in our organization and our communities.