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Live Well Allegheny is an initiative to improve the
health and wellness of county residents

Local Resources for Healthy Living

Join us in our efforts to improve the health of Allegheny County. You can start with simple things like increase your physical activity, eat more fruits and vegetables and take the stairs instead of the elevator. Take a role in managing your own health. With a few easy steps, you and your family (and friends) can live healthier and happier lives.

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A healthy community starts with you. Let’s work together for a healthier Allegheny County.

Live Well Allegheny Stories

Supporting Brain Health with the Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s disease is increasingly recognized as a public health crisis. According to the former U.S. Surgeon General and CDC Director, Dr. David Satcher, “Alzheimer’s is the most under-recognized threat to public health in the 21st Century.” Communities around the country, including Allegheny County, are taking a public health approach to this disease due to the … Continue reading Supporting Brain Health with the Alzheimer’s Association »

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is teaming up with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) to launch the Move Your Way campaign. For the second consecutive year, the theme is Active and Healthy. This month, the observance looks a lot different than … Continue reading National Minority Health Month »

#REACH4Allegheny: Coronavirus & Food Access

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing families to stockpile supplies. But what happens when you don’t have access to healthy foods during the statewide stay-at-home orders? The Allegheny County Health Department and the REACH initiative, a coalition working to eliminate health inequities and reduce chronic disease in African-American communities, is working to address this concern. Last … Continue reading #REACH4Allegheny: Coronavirus & Food Access »