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    National Heatstroke Prevention Day is July 31, 2016

    Vehicular heatstroke is preventable by taking a few simple steps. Last year 24 children lost their lives nationwide but already 23 have died in a hot car in 2016. Additional Info...
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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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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.