Kaufman Cancer Center Recognized As Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence

From University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health: The Patricia D. and M. Scott Kaufman Cancer Center at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center has been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program™ (NQMBC™). The program is administered by the National Consortium of Breast […]

Harford County Sites to Serve as “Cooling Centers” July 23–25; Heat Index Expected to Reach 110 Deg

From Harford County government: With the weekend heat index expected to reach 110 degrees, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in cooperation with Harford County Public Library, the Harford County Health Department, and Volunteer Fire Companies, will offer “Cooling Centers” at the following sites from Saturday, July 23 through Monday, July 25, 2016. On […]

Harford County Health Department Urges Protection from Hot Weather

From the Harford County Health Department: Soaring temperatures and humidity, bringing heat index numbers into the 90’s, have arrived in the area right on schedule. The Harford County Health Department warns residents to take precautions in hot weather against serious and potentially deadly heat illnesses. Harford County Health Officer Susan Kelly reminds the public about […]

Harford County Libraries Open as “Cooling Centers” through Saturday as Heat Index Expected to Reach 100 Deg

From Harford County government: With the heat index expected to reach 100 degrees today, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in cooperation with Harford County Public Library and the Harford County Health Department will utilize libraries as “Cooling Centers” this week. All Harford County Public Libraries will serve as “Cooling Centers” for the public’s […]

Partnership led by UM Upper Chesapeake Health, Union Hospital Receive Grant to Transform Health, Well-Being of Community

From University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health: A regional partnership of health care providers in Harford and Cecil counties, led by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health and Union Hospital, has received a grant from the Health Services Cost Review Commission to transform the health and well-being of community members in proactive, efficient and innovative […]

2016 Harford County Drug Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Symposium: Help, Understanding, Hope

From Harford County government: Bringing together 300 participants and 18 vendors in the fight against drug abuse, the 2016 Harford County Drug Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Symposium was held on June 23 at Bel Air High School. Hosted by the Harford County Department of Community Services Office of Drug Control Policy, this year’s symposium featured […]