Mountain Health Alliance


The Mountain Health Alliance (MHA) is a Network of public health care agencies, hospitals, and community organizations that works to broaden access to health care, especially for low income and/or uninsured, underserved adults. The area served is a three state, five county Region that includes Allegany, Garrett, and the western-most area of Washington County, Maryland; Bedford County, Pennsylvania; and Mineral County, West Virginia.

‚ÄčIts mission states that the Mountain Health Alliance is a regional Network dedicated to advancing a culture of health through collaboration and community engagement.


The Mountain Health Alliance envisions that the Region will achieve a culture of health and wellness. The values that guide the Network include working to ensure that quality health care is available to all, including the Region’s low income population; working to ensure that the health care available is affordable; and working to create a culture of collaboration that pervades the work done and supports and encourages progress.


Mountain Health Alliance Partners

Allegany County, MD:
  • Western Maryland Health System
  • Allegany County Health Department
  • Tri-State Community Health Center
  • Allegany Health Right
  • Area Health Education Center West
  • Workgroup on Access to Care

Garrett County, MD:
  • Garrett Regional Medical Center
  • Wellspring Family Medicine
  • Garrett County Health Department
  • Mountain Laurel Medical Center
Washington County, MD:
  • Washington County Health Department

State of Maryland affiliates:
  • Maryland Dental Access Coalition
  • Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
Bedford County, PA:
  • Hyndman Area Health Center
Mineral County, WV:
  • Potomac State College of West Virginia University
  • Mineral County Health Department
  • Mineral County Family Resource Network
  • Healthy Mineral County Coalition
Baltimore County, MD:                                                           
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine