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    Health Officials are Making Sure Parents Aren't Forgetting to Vaccinate Their Kids Before School

    "It is the most important thing we can do for our kids, the most important thing” says Kelley Smith, Community Health Nurse, Frederick County Health Department. Additional Info...
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    August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    Vaccines help protect you and your baby against serious diseases. Additional Info...
  3. Press Release

    National Recovery Month Events Scheduled for September

    To recognize National Recovery Month, Frederick County Health Department will align with Faces and Voices of Recovery and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA) during the month of September. Read on...
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  1. FCHD Mission and Vision
  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.

    Excellence - We strive to maintain the high quality of work as we continue to meet the standards by our accredited status.
    Integrity - We maintain consistency in what we say and what we do. We uphold ethical standards and maintain accountability to each other and the communities we serve.
    Making a Difference - We believe the department's actions should assist our communities in addressing underlying factors that affect good health.
    People - We value our employees as professional colleagues. We treat our customers, clients, partners, and those we serve with respect by listening, understanding, and responding to needs.
    QualityWe actively work to maintain and improve our culture of quality, seeking opportunities to improve our daily work and looking for creative solutions to the challenges that face us.
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