HEALTHY FAMILY 5-2-1-0 LET’S GO!
Our goal is to help your family live a long life by maintaining a healthy weight through good nutrition and regular physical activity. Healthy eating and physical habits don’t change overnight. It takes time and effort to make them part of everyday life. This webpage serves as a tool for you and your family to set goals and achieve them together.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY PARENT & INFANT RESOURCE GUIDE (PIRG)
The Montgomery County Parent and Infant Resource Guide contains maternal and child health resource information. The purpose of the guide is to encourage and foster collaboration and communications among service providers to help minimize redundant services, provide services to all Montgomery County residents, and assist customers in determining what is in the best interest of his/her own family.
The PIRG is sponsored by the Montgomery County Health Department and the Montgomery County Alliance for Healthy Babies. Members of the Alliance for Healthy Babies include county human service agencies, hospitals, nonprofit organizations, and concerned citizens.
PRENATAL SERVICE PROGRAM
The Prenatal Service Program makes prenatal care and other maternity services available and accessible to qualified applicants.
POTTSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Pottstown School District commits to, “Prepare each student, by name, for success at every level.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY ORAL HEALTH CARE TASK FORCE
The Montgomery County Oral Health Care Task Force was formed in 2004. The task force mission is “To advance the oral health and well-being of Montgomery County residents by eliminating oral health disparities, facilitating the utilization of existing resources, and supporting initiatives to enhance and increase oral health care programs.”
The task force created a Dental Resource Guide, which was funded by the Montgomery Bucks Dental Society. This guide provides information on low-cost dental services available to county residents. Other activities completed by the task force and future planned activities can be found in the 2004-2007 Activities Report. The task force meets every other month; all persons are welcome to attend.
If you are interested in serving on the task force or if you have any issues regarding oral health you would like the task force to address, please send an email or call 610-278-5117.
RESOURCES FOR FOOD
Resources are available in Montgomery County to assist residents in meeting their food and nutritional need.
RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
View available resources in southeastern Pennsylvania to assist families of children with special health care needs.
COALITION FOR A TOBACCO FREE MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Information about tobacco cessation, tobacco prevention, and smoke-free restaurants. The coalition works to reduce tobacco use and exposure through education, community partnerships, and policy changes.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY SUICIDE PREVENTION TASK FORCE
The Suicide Prevention Task Force develops strategies to reduce the risk of suicide in Montgomery County through the collaborative efforts of community agencies and service providers.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY (EOC)
Information about public safety and emergency preparedness in Montgomery County.