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    Drug Take Back Day is October 22

    On Sat., October 22, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Frederick County residents are strongly encouraged to take their unused, unwanted or expired medications to one of several drug disposal locations as part of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Additional Info...
  2. Recovery Coach Academy

    The FCHD's Behavioral Health Services division, is looking for individuals with experience with addiction and recovery to volunteer at the CORE Centers and other recovery support programs in the community as a recovery coach Additional Info...
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    Frederick County Health Priorities Set

    Following the completion of the 2016 Frederick County Health Assessment, a Priority Setting Summit was held on September 13, 2016 to establish the priorities for local health improvement. 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.