Health Department

Message from the Health Administrator
It is the Mission of the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) to provide public health services and foster collaborative actions that empower our community to improve its health and safety. Our Vision is to optimize the health and wellness of individuals and families through innovative practices. MCHD takes great pride in being ranked #1 in Health Factors and #3 in Health Outcomes in state of Pennsylvania by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

In December 2011, MCHD became Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) certified and was recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) for the ability to respond to public health emergencies.

For Your Health
Monthly news articles written by Health Department staff on the latest topics in public health.
  1. 07/20/2016 Democratic National Convention – July 2016 Pre-Event Preparation for Healthcare Providers

    The City of Philadelphia is preparing to host the DNC from July 25- 28, 2016. This special event is due to bring a large number of delegates and their support staff into the Greater Philadelphia region.This advisory should serve as a reminder of the Read on
  2. 07/20/2016 DNC 2016 - Health Advisory for Hotels

    The City of Philadelphia is preparing to host the Democratic National Convention from July 25-28, 2016. This special event is due to bring a large number of delegates and their support staff into the Greater Philadelphia region. Read on
  3. 07/05/16 Summer Safety Tips from the Montgomery County Health Department

    While enjoying the summer sun, it is important to practice outdoor summer safety. Read on
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