Harford Community College Nursing Grads Exceed State and National Averages on RN Exam

From Harford Community College: Harford Community College’s nursing graduates performed well compared to all state and national nursing programs. HCC has a National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rate (87.70%) that exceeds the state and national average. In addition, Harford has one of the highest number of graduates from the 16 community colleges in the […]

Harford County Health Department Encourages Participation in Great American Smokeout

From the Harford County Health Department: The Harford County Health Department joins public health organizations around the state and throughout the nation encouraging smokers to take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout (GASO) event on November 17th. The annual event challenges people not to smoke cigarettes for 24 hours, hoping their decision […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Observed in Octover; Health Department Urges Women to be Screened

From the Harford County Health Department: This year approximately 4,880 Maryland women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 820 will die from the disease, making breast cancer the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. One of the best tools available to reduce breast cancer deaths is the screening mammogram. The Harford County Health […]