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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.

  1. Health Department News
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  1. Heat Stroke

    April 26 is National Child Vehicular Heatstroke Awareness and Prevention Day

    Infants and young children are sensitive to the effects of extreme heat, and must rely on other people to keep them cool and hydrated. Read on...
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    Rabies Clinics 2017

    Environmental Health Services will be hosting two animal rabies clinics in 2017. The cost per animal is $8 (payable in cash or check). Read on...
  3. Press Release

    Carfentanil determined present in three fatal overdose cases

    The Opioid Operational Command Center is raising awareness of carfentanil threat to Maryland communities after three residents in Anne Arundel and Frederick counties died in apparent overdoses from the synthetic opioid. 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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