Welcome to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District

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QR code that takes you to the app store to download the It's Time Texas app

Join us in building a healthier Abilene and a healthier Texas!

It's Time Texas Community Challenge is a state-wide initiative aimed at helping Texans build healthier habits and ultimately, improved health benefits and outcomes.

By downloading the It's Time Texas app, you have access to free tools designed to build those healthier habits -- and take part in a little friendly competition!

Find and download the app by searching It's Time Texas in your app store, or scanning the QR code below.

Another free resource available to help establish healthier habits and learn about chronic disease and prevention is the Rebuild Health website. Click the Rebuild Health image to the left or go to to learn more.

If you have any questions about the challenge, call the ATCPHD at 325.692.5600.

  1. About the Health Department

About the Health Department

The Public Health Department includes the Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District and is the community’s source for health management and maintenance, whether it’s personal health or environmental health. Their goal is to keep Abilene healthy and happy through their services.

Our Mission

To protect and promote the health of all in Abilene and Taylor County through research, advocacy, and services that prevent disease and enhance the well-being of the community and the environment in which they live.

Our Vision

Partnering with the community, we will create an environment where all have the opportunity to improve their health and quality of life. 

Our Values

  • Collaboration: We collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to promote community health and prevent disease.
  • Innovation: We effectively use evidence-based strategies and best practices to advance public health.
  • Integrity: We serve with accountability and consistency to build community trust.
  • Professionalism: We exemplify professionalism through respect, excellence, and teamwork.
  • Quality: We provide exceptional, valuable services for our community.
  1. Job Opportunities

Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District, Mercy Health Care Center, and Women, Infants, & Children Clinic do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.