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    On March 15th, 2017, youth across the country will celebrate Kick Butts Day. Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to speak up and take action against tobacco use. Additional Info...
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    Pat Cahaney receives the Dr. David Glasser Award

    The Communicable Disease and Preparedness Program, a program in Community Health Services, is very pleased to share with you that Pat Cahaney was recently the recipient of the Dr. David Glasser Memorial Tuberculosis Control Award. Read on...
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    Healthiest Maryland Businesses 2017 Wellness at Work Awards Now Open

    Healthiest Maryland Businesses, the state’s initiative to support healthy workplaces, is seeking applicants for the Wellness at Work Awards. 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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