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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 increasing your physical activity, eating more fruits and vegetables and taking the stairs instead of the elevator.

Take an active role in managing your own health! With a few easy steps, you and your family (and friends) can live healthier and happier lives.

Search Local Resources

Visit our Resource Directory to search our growing roster of Live Well Allegheny Partners for activities and services near you!

Upcoming Healthy Living Events

See our Events Calendar for dates and times of upcoming Live Well Allegheny Partner and program events.

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

Live Well Allegheny Stories

May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

In Allegheny County, it is estimated that 10 percent of adults live with asthma. Asthma is a disease that affects the lungs and can cause symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and difficulty breathing. There is no cure for asthma, but it can be controlled with medication and avoiding certain triggers. Risk factors for asthma vary … Continue reading May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month »

Teen Expo at Duquesne University

ACHD Participates in Teen Expo at Duquesne University   ACHD Injury Prevention Staff and partners presented the first Teen Drivers Safety Expo at Duquesne University on Thursday, March 17, 2022. We worked with the following partners to organize the event: AAA, PA Traffic Injury Prevention Project, Port Authority Police, Allegheny County Police, and the Duquesne … Continue reading Teen Expo at Duquesne University »

Children’s Dental Health Month Discussion With Dr. Sandra Thompson

  By Dave Zazac, ACHD Administration To celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month in February, I interviewed the Administrator of the ACHD Dental Program, Dr. Sandra Thompson. Here are some excerpts from our conversation. Why did you want to be a dentist and what brought you to us in public health? I became a dentist … Continue reading Children’s Dental Health Month Discussion With Dr. Sandra Thompson »

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