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    New HIV Testing Hours Beginning July 20, 2016

    Starting July 20th, there will be a change in the FCHD regular HIV testing hours. Read on...
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    Summer heat is here!

    The heat has rolled in! Make sure you and your family know how to keep cool during the hot weather. Do you know how to prevent heat-related illnesses? Read on...
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    2016 Community Health Assessment Finalized, County Begins Health Priority Meetings

    The 2016 Community Health Assessment has been released in its final version. Public meetings will be held to review the data and determine priorities for local health improvement that will drive coordinated community actions for the next 2 years. Read on...
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Frederick County Health Department Highlights

  1. FCHD Mission Statement
  1. Mission
    The mission of the Frederick County Health Department is to improve the health and well being of the residents of Frederick County through programs to prevent disease and illness, promote wellness and safety and protect public health. 

    Frederick County leads as a community of health and wellness.