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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

September is National Recovery Month

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many new challenges that have had an impact on those with substance use disorder. Emotional stressors such as potential job loss, working full-time from home without child care and a decrease in face-to-face social interaction have created additional barriers for people to seek treatment or access treatment or recovery support … Continue reading September is National Recovery Month »

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month

Breastfeeding has health benefits for both baby and mother and the longer a baby is breastfed, the greater the benefits. Women who don’t breastfeed are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and breast and ovarian cancer as they age. Infants who are fed breastmilk are at lower risk … Continue reading Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month »

Healthy Streets Dormont

During the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone has been challenged to think differently. The Borough of Dormont, a Live Well Allegheny Community, is doing just that with the implementation of the Healthy Streets Dormont Project. Residents organized a petition and made a presentation to council to create safer outdoor spaces for walking, biking, or cycling with less … Continue reading Healthy Streets Dormont »