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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 #1 in Health Factors and #6 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!
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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!

News - View All
7/28/15 - Montco Health Department to distribute Free Potassium Iodide Tablets on August 6
The Montgomery County Health Department will provide free potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Montgomery residents who live, work or attend schools within a 10-mile radius of the Limerick Generating Station Read on
07/24/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Cheltenham Township
Due to mechanical difficulties, the spray scheduled for Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Cheltenham Township was postponed and will be conducted on Monday, July 27, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm. Read on...
7/21/15 - PA Health Alert 313: 2015 West Nile Virus Season in Pennsylvania
Information from the PA Department of Health on the 2015 West Nile Virus Season in Pennsylvania Read on