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Frederick County Health Department is proud to be accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). For more information about accreditation, visit www.phaboard.org.

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    Stay Healthy and Safe in Hot Weather

    As temperatures in Maryland start heating up, make sure to take the necessary precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses. Read on...
  2. Press Release

    Cat Tests Positive for Rabies in Frederick County

    On July 5, 2017, the Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) received a report from the Maryland Department of Health Rabies Laboratory that a cat from Libertytown tested positive for the rabies virus. Read on...
  3. Press Release

    Annual Open Burn Ban Notification

    The Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) reminds county residents that there is an open burning ban in effect from June 1st through August 31st. 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. 

    Vision
    Frederick County leads as a community of health and wellness.

    Values
    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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