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Mission Statement
The mission of the Preventive Medicine Department (PMD) is to optimize combat readiness of all commands within our area of responsibility (AOR) by providing environmental and preventive medicine support. The mission is accomplished through identification, surveillance and control of disease and injuries to active duty service members and beneficiaries through the following:

1.  Perform communicable disease investigation and control, medical event and disease reporting, water and ice testing, and food service, habitability, and childcare inspections.

2.  Provide a variety of educational services to include:

    •      - Communicable Disease
  •      - Sexually Transmitted Disease
  •      - General Food Safety
  •      - Pest Management
  •      - West Nile Virus
  •      - Safe Drinking and Recreational Waters
  •      - Influenza
  •      - National Food Safety Professionals Certified Food Safety Managers
  •      - Food Safety Employee Training
  •      - Misc. Public Health subjects


3.  Collaborate and maintain partnerships with appropriate agencies, boards, and organizations including MCCS, San Diego/Orange/Riverside County Health Departments, SODEXO, Lincoln Military Housing, I MEF, and other military commands to solve public health/preventive medicine issues and carry out other functions as defined by BUMED.

Vision Statement
Preventive Medicine Department will be recognized in its commitment to provide comprehensive environmental and preventive medicine support to all commands within our AOR.
Preventive Medicine Divisions:

    Sanitation Division

    Epidemiology Division

    Mosquito Surveillance

    Immunizations Program Management

    Infection Prevention and Control Division

Preventive Medicine

Phone Number

Administration, Front Office
(760) 725-1270

Duty Cell, Preventive Medicine Technician
(760) 696-1337

(760) 725-0564

Hours of Operation

0800 - 1130

1230 - 1600


Area 26 Area
Building H-143

After entering through the main gate of the MCB Camp Pendleton, continue on Vandegrift Blvd. for about 11.6 miles. Turn LEFT on Santa Margarita Rd. We are located on the right side of the road and next to the Wounded Warrior Buildings.