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  1. Closing Announcement

    Health Department Closed on January 16 for the Holiday

    The Frederick County Health Department will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17th.
  2. Press Release

    Proven Approach to Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Comes to Frederick County

    The Health Department is offering PreventT2, a proven program which showed that individuals with prediabetes can reduce their risk for developing type 2 diabetes by 58% by losing 5 to 7 percent of their body weight. Read on...
  3. Press Release

    Local Health Improvement Action Plans Update

    The Frederick County Health Care Coalition Board of Directors is hosting an evening presentation of the Local Health Improvement Action Plans on February 21, 2017. 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.