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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

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 »

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 »