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. 01/18/2017-PA Health Alert 367 - Extreme Danger Posed by Carfentanil

    Carfentanil and other fentanyl analogues present a serious risk to public safety, first responder, medical, treatment and laboratory personnel. These substances can come in several forms, including powder, blotter paper, tablets, patch and spray. Read on..
  2. 1/10/2017-PA Health Alert 366 - Increased Influenza Activity and Severe Illness Reported

    Influenza transmission is increasing across the country and in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) has determined influenza activity to be widespread for the last two weeks. Read on..
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