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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

September is National Food Safety Education Month

It’s a great time to freshen up on food safety practices and educate yourself about preventing food poisoning. Each year, about 1 in 6 Americans get a foodborne illness. While only a small percentage of these illnesses are the result of identified foodborne outbreaks (two or more similar illnesses result from eating the same food), … Continue reading September is National Food Safety Education Month »

ACHD Promotes Programs at the Health and Safety Fair

Allegheny County held its annual Health and Safety Fair on Wednesday, July 20, in the Courthouse courtyard in Pittsburgh. The fair is held to promote health and safety for county employees and is a good way to connect individuals with various county services. Programs in attendance from the Health Department included the Chronic Disease and … Continue reading ACHD Promotes Programs at the Health and Safety Fair »

A Matter of Balance – Classes Held Locally at Bennett Place

Many seniors experience a fear of falling. People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. The Allegheny County Health Department’s (ACHD) Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention program is implementing an evidence-based program called A Matter of Balance (MOB) for seniors. The … Continue reading A Matter of Balance – Classes Held Locally at Bennett Place »

ACHD Chronic Disease Health Equity