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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

Youth Tobacco Use

  According to data from the 2022 National Youth Tobacco Survey, more than three million middle and high school students currently use tobacco products. The report showed that in 2022,, more than one in 10 middle and high school students had used a tobacco product during the past 30 days. E-cigarettes were the most common … Continue reading Youth Tobacco Use »

Healthy Teens

According to the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, high school students’ rates of physical activity is decreasing. The same is true for daily consumption of fruits, vegetables and breakfast. Healthy eating and physical activity in childhood and adolescence is important for proper growth and development and in the prevention of chronic health conditions. For adolescents, … Continue reading Healthy Teens »

REACH: Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month. This year’s theme is “Better Health Through Better Understanding,” which highlights how improving communication can help us advance health equity for racial and ethnic minorities. The Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program, a CDC-funded initiative managed by the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Program, works to … Continue reading REACH: Minority Health Month »

ACHD Chronic Disease Health Equity