Our Mission- CDCHC

Driven to improve the health of our community

The mission of Country Doctor Community Health Centers is to improve the health of our community by providing high quality, caring, culturally appropriate primary health care that addresses the needs of people, regardless of their ability to pay.


In order to accomplish this mission in a way that is consistent with the values of the organization, programs and policies must be established that:

  • Respect the dignity of patients, board members and staff members;
  • Are determined and implemented by board and staff members who reflect the communities served;
  • Allow us to employ highly competent professional staff;
  • Are responsive to the community;
  • Are developed to conform to standards of integrity and justice;
  • Encourage an atmosphere of openness and honesty;
  • Establish a compassionate, trustful workplace;
  • Attract, empower, and retain staff;
  • Support the education and training of a future community health center work force;
  • Have a positive impact on the community;
  • Take into consideration non-financial barriers to care;
  • Promote quality of care and good service;
  • Are established through a deliberative process;
  • Exemplify the organization’s commitment to the diverse communities we serve;
  • Are cost-effective;
  • Are delivered in a humane, caring environment; and
  • Maintain a commitment to patient advocacy.
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