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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Health Department Closings on February 20

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On February 20, 2017, the following divisions at the Health Department will be closed for the holiday: Administration (includes birth and death certificate services), Behavioral Health Services, Community Health Services (includes WIC services), Environme...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

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

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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.

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

February Is American Heart Month: Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

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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:

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

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.

Posted on: January 4, 2017

Local Health Improvement Action Plans Update

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The Frederick County Health Care Coalition Board of Directors invites you to attend an evening presentation of the Local Health Improvement Action Plans developed by Work Groups formed to address the top 3 priorities for local health improvement establish...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Winter cold is here!


The cold temperatures have arrived! Make sure you and your family know how to keep warm during the cold weather. Do you know how to prevent cold-related illnesses? 

Check out information, FAQs, and weekly cold reports at the Maryland site on Extreme C...

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