Congressman Harris: State of Maryland Misled the Federal Government in Health Exchange Debacle

From the office of Congressman Andy Harris: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) commended the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General for releasing their report on the failed Maryland Health Exchange and uncovering that the state of Maryland intentionally misled the federal government in allocating funds to the exchange. Congressman Harris, along with […]

Harford County Health Department Recognizes Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Facts and Get Screened

From the Harford County Health Department: Since 2000, when March officially was dedicated National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country have rallied together to inform the public about this second leading cancer killer in Maryland and across the nation. The Harford County Health Department wants the public […]

Harford County Health Department Receives Prestigious Public Health Accreditation

From the Harford County Health Department: The Harford County Health Department received formal notification on March 4th that it has achieved the coveted national accreditation status from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The decision brings the number of governmental public health departments now accredited by PHAB to 67 among more than 3,000 eligible state, […]

Harford County’s Food Facility Inspection Violations For December 2014

Each month the Harford County Health Department conducts routine inspections of 1,893 food service facilities (936 permanent food service facilities and 957 temporary food service facilities). Some pass, some fail. These are their stories… Below are all the critical health inspection violations for Harford County in December 2014: Arby’s Restaurant #7179 10 Bel Air South […]

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

From University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health: The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM, recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its team members and covered family members. This nonprofit organization of CEOs, founded by former President George […]

Harford Farmer Directs Funds to North Harford Agriculture Department; Sponsored by Monsanto Fund

From America’s Farmers Grow Communities: The North Harford High School Agriculture Department has received a $2,500 donation from Harford County farmer Jarod Smith and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization implement an aquaculture and aquaponics learning station as part of their animal science, plant science and […]