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 #4 in Health Outcomes in the state of Pennsylvania by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

MCHD is Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) certified and recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) for our capacity and capability to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health and other emergencies. The certification is valid for 5 years. Montgomery County will be officially recognized for our certification by NACCHO at the 2018 Public Health Preparedness Summit, April 2018 in Atlanta Georgia. 
  1. The annual Developmental Disabilities Awards Breakfast has been cancelled.

    The annual Developmental Disabilities Awards Breakfast scheduled for Thursday, March 22, has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
  2. 3/9/2018 - Health Advisory: Investigation of Meningococcal Invasive Disease

    On March 8, 2018, Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) was notified of an 59-year-old male with a diagnosis of meningococcal invasive infection. Patient became ill with fever, lethargy and rash. Additional Info...
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