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At Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) we are a dedicated, passionate and innovative team who cares about the health of our community—driven by the idea that prevention can improve well-being and save lives.

Core Values

Compassion: Seeks to connect with others in their life circumstance; demonstrates “perspective-taking” abilities; promotes self-esteem and self-advocacy skills in others; demonstrates a caring attitude toward others; validates people’s needs. 

Integrity: Is genuine and transparent when dealing with others; values honesty; is honorable and ethical; holds oneself accountable to the same standard of performance at all times (even if no one is watching); acts on beliefs and values that promote a commitment to health and wellness.

Accountability: Takes responsibility for actions and decisions; proactively seeks solutions and resolves problems; fosters a safe and clean environment; utilizes evidence-based standards, metrics and benchmarks; is truthful when dealing with public and co-workers.

Excellence: Motivates others to model healthy behaviors in the community; learns from mistakes and values the experience; strives for continuous performance improvement; harvests resources; embraces change, decision-making and calculated risk-taking.