About

JNCPHD is an independent special purpose governmental entity operating in two counties established pursuant to the Local Public Health Reorganization Act of the Texas Legislature. The provisions of the act specify that the organization is a distinct governmental entity that exists to develop, evaluate, direct, and coordinate public health programs within its boundaries.

The purpose of the Jasper Newton County Public Health District (JNCPHD) is to support, manage and furnish facilities, personnel and services to maintain the health of the general public and to work in coordination with other health care facilities, health providers and governmental agencies for the promotion of public health; to improve the standards of health care in the community; to encourage education and training of staff members; and to maintain optimal achievable quality of client/patient care services.