Our Purpose

Policy Statement

Turks & Caicos Islands Environmental Health Department (TCIEHD) enhance quality of life by protecting health and safeguarding environmental qualities, educating the public to increase environment awareness and implementing and enforcing the countries Public and Environmental Health regulations.

The Environmental Health Department protects communities from natural, accidental, and intentional threats and hazards in the environment. TCIEHD is responsible for ensuring the public’s health from environmental factors underlying death and disease shared across the Islands.

Mission Statement

Turks and Caicos Environmental Health Department is a team of professionals devoted to protecting and promoting the health and well-being of our residents. Our mission is to assess, maintain, and improve the health and safety of the environment and residents through quality public health services.


Our vision is to have the healthiest community possible where residents can enjoy optimal physical, emotional, and environmental health.


  • Professional: Environmental Health personnel provide quality, customer focused, services with respect for the diversity of the needs of the individual and the community.
  • Collaborative: Environmental Health personnel use innovation in public health through teamwork among health department divisions and with our community partners to response to the needs of our community.
  • Ethical: Environmental Health personnel are accountable to the residents of the Turks and Caicos Islands to behave responsibly and in a trustworthy manner in the provision of services to the residents of the Turks and Caicos Islands.