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    Before Diabetes: Frederick residents tackle high blood sugar in year-long program

    A new program in Frederick County will help adults tackle their weight, lower their blood sugar and make lasting lifestyle changes before type 2 diabetes becomes a part of their life. Additional Info...
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    February Is American Heart Month: Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

    Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 killer of men and women in the U.S. Many deaths can be prevented through healthier habits. Learn what you can do here: Additional Info...
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    GoRedWearRed for Heart Disease Awareness!

    #GoRedWearRed, FCHD showed their support for women with heart disease and stroke. Did you know that heart disease is the #1 cause of death in Frederick County? More than 1 in 3 adults (81.1 million) live with 1 or more types of cardiovascular disease.
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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.