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Health Department

Message from the Director
It is the mission of the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) to assure the provision of services that promote, protect and preserve the public's health. By doing so, we have improved our community and county’s health by creating a healthier place to live, work and play. MCHD takes great pride in being ranked #2 in Health Factors and #5 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.

Dr. Joseph M. DiMino
Director of Health/Medical Director

For Your Health
Monthly news articles written by Health Department staff on the latest topics in public health.

It Can Wait
Join the movement in Montgomery County. Take the pledge to never text and drive!
Visit http://www.itcanwait.com/ for additional information on how you can get involved in your community.

Start a Distracted Driving Awareness and Prevention campaign at your school. For all the resources you need, download our High School Resource Kit. Texting & Driving…It Can Wait!
ItCanWait

News - View All
2/25/2015 - PA Health Alert 302: FDA Safety Communication - Design May Impede Efective Cleaning
The FDA wants to raise awareness among health care professionals, including those working in reprocessing units in health care facilities, that the complex design of ERCP endoscopes (also called duodenoscopes) may impede effective reprocessing. Read on
2/13/2015 - Heart Health Facts from the Montgomery County Health Department
February is American Heart Month and it is an opportune time to talk about heart disease. Read on
2/12/2015 - MCHD Health Advisory: Measles Evaluation, Testing and Vaccine Recommendations
MCHD would like to provide our healthcare provider community with guidance on evaluation, testing and vaccine recommendations for measles. Read on