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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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Upcoming Healthy Living Events

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

Live Well Allegheny Stories

#REACH4Allegheny Wednesdays!

#REACH4Allegheny The Allegheny County Health Department is teaming up with local and national partners to address disparities in African-American communities. The REACH program, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -funded initiative, aims to achieve health equity and prevent chronic disease. In order to spread awareness, #REACH4Allegheny Wednesdays have been created to spotlight REACH partner organizations. … Continue reading #REACH4Allegheny Wednesdays! »

Allegheny County Asthma Control Program

May is peak allergy and asthma season for most people in the U.S., which is why the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declared May “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” Nationally, about 25 million Americans have asthma, 1 in 5 of those are children. Asthma is one of the most common and costly … Continue reading Allegheny County Asthma Control Program »

Pitt Eats: Healthy Eating on Campus!

At the beginning of 2021 five new Pitt Eats dining locations on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus became the newest Live Well Allegheny Restaurants. They are The Eatery, Schenley Café, Petersen Events Center- Shake Smart, Petersen Events Center- Steel City Subs and the Cathedral of Learning. We interviewed Pitt Eats’ Sustainability Director Lisia de Lima … Continue reading Pitt Eats: Healthy Eating on Campus! »