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    Frederick County Battles Increasing Rates of Tuberculosis

    The resurgence of a seemingly bygone disease has Frederick County health experts scrambling to manage increasingly complicated caseloads. Additional Info...
  2. The Risk

    Public Health Matters: HIV Services

    Free Testing for HIV is done by the Frederick County Health Department. Read on...
  3. Press Release

    National Recovery Month Events Scheduled for September

    To recognize National Recovery Month, Frederick County Health Department will align with Faces and Voices of Recovery and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA) during the month of September. 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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