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    About Us


      Healthy people, healthy communities.

    MISSION:  Promote physical, behavioral, and environmental health, and prevent disease and disabilities of people in Allegany County.

    VALUES:  This mission is a community-wide public health partnership achieved through:
    • ​Building safe and healthful communities for people in Allegany County.
    • Assuring needed services are available and accessible through:
      • assessing and monitoring health status;
      • networking and building community partnerships;
      • advocating and developing policy to resolve health needs.
    • Delivering appropriate direct services in a manner that is:
      • consistent with highest professional standards;
      • sensitive​ to local values and community acceptance;
      • responsive to client needs;
      • respectful of client dignity and freedom of choice;
      • comprehensive by addressing the physical, emotional, and social needs of the client and significant caretaker;
      • empowering people toward independence and individual responsibility.
    • ​Promoting personal and community health through education and outreach.

    The Allegany County Health Department complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, age, ancestry or national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.
    Help is available in your language: 1-866-909-9629 (TTY: 1-800-735-2258). These services are available for free.
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