Strategic Plan

ADPH leadership works together to develop and implement the 5-year strategic plan presented below, including the updated Mission, Vision, and Core Values. Each year of this strategic plan will be guided by an Annual Work Plan to bring together teams to create a concentrated effort on key areas of the 5-year plan.



To promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health


Healthy People. Healthy Communities. Healthy Alabama.

Core Values

Excellence – We believe in providing the highest quality services to our clients. We believe that all clients should be served with compassion, empathy, fairness, and respect.

Integrity – We believe our employees should be professional, competent, honest, and knowledgeable; maintaining the highest level of integrity, accountability, confidentiality, and concern for our clients. We believe in always striving to maintain the public trust.

Innovation – We believe that we should demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and to be flexible in our approach to solving problems and providing services.

Community – We believe that we should build and maintain internal and external partnerships to address public health challenges including effectively utilizing resources, solving problems, and building relationships.

2019 Annual Plan

The 2019 Annual Plan is under development and is expected to be finalized by March 2019.

Page last updated: March 5, 2019