Peninsula Health District

Serving the residents of Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, James City County and York County 


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                   Health District Leadership

                        Steve Julian, MD, Acting Director
Nicole Taylor-Baptist, MHA, MSN, RN, Nurse Manager Senior Gary Hagy, MSEH, Environmental Health Manager
Martin Wheeler, Business Manager Kevin Pearce, MPA, Emergency Coordinator
Cynthia Rieken, MPH, Epidemiologist Irene Ferrainolo, MPH, Population Health Manager
Nancy Lemis, RN, Epidemiologist Laura Mulryan, RDN, WIC Program Coordinator

Our Mission
: Our mission is to protect the health and promote the well-being of all people on the Virginia Peninsula.

Our Vision: The Virginia Department of Health focuses on healthy people in healthy communities with of vision to “become the healthiest state in the nation.”  The Hampton/Peninsula Health District adopted as their own to “become the healthiest cities and counties in the state.”

Our Values: Our work is guided by these core values: service; equity; and data informed decision-making.

Service: We value our role as crucial service providers to the people on the Virginia Peninsula and take pride in the quality of the service delivered.

Equity: We value the right of every citizen to receive equitable services from us free of discrimination.

Data Informed Decision-Making:  We value the use to accurate and unbiased data to guide us in defining needs, setting and prioritizing goals, planning programs and services, and monitoring progress.

HPHD Strategic Plan 2018

HPHD Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan