Harford County’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week Kicks Off; Foodie Road Trips & Local Wine Also Promoted

From Harford County government: The Offices of Economic Development and Tourism have announced Harford County’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week. The event will be held June 2 – 14, 2014. Restaurants in Harford County will offer prix fixe (price fixed) menus consisting of three course meals starting at $20.14 plus beverages, tax and gratuity. Limited service […]

Harford County Health Department Announces Program To Help Prevent Overdose Deaths

From the Harford County Health Department: The Harford County Health Department’s Addiction Services Division announces a new initiative designed to provide community education, promote access to prescription Naloxone and facilitate overdose prevention, early identification and treatment. Under the leadership and supervision of Addictions Services Medical Director, Dr. Julie Stancliff, D.O. and Director of Addictions Services, […]

Red Pump Elementary School Launches Award-Winning Wellness Program for Girls in Grades K through 5

From Harford County Public Schools: Girls Run the Nation™ Promotes High Self-Esteem and Positive Thinking Among Post-Millennials; Celebrates Inaugural Program with ‘Girls Wellness Night’ on Thursday, May 22 Red Pump Elementary School recently launched its new award-winning Girls Run the Nation™ wellness program to inspire girls aged 5-10 to build high self-esteem and embrace a […]

Special Education Citizen Advisory Committee Donates Books on Autism to Harford County Public Library

From the Harford County Public Library: Special Education Citizen Advisory Committee (SECAC), the parent led organization that bridges the communication between the Harford County Public School Department of Special Education and the Board of Education with parents and community members, generously donated a collection of books on autism and other child special needs to Harford […]

Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month; There is No Such Thing as a “Safe Tan”

From the Harford County Health Department: May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The Harford County Health Department, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and partners, including the Maryland Skin Cancer Prevention Program of the Center for a Healthy Maryland, are educating Maryland residents about protecting their skin from both natural […]

Harford County Health Department Focuses on Prevention During Lyme Disease Awareness Month

From the Harford County Health Department: Spring has finally returned to Harford County and residents already are engaging in their favorite outdoor activities like camping, hiking, fishing, golfing, and working in the yard. Unknown to many, however, is that simply by enjoying these activities or working out of doors, they will put themselves at risk […]

Harford County’s Food Facility Inspection Violations For March 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 March 2014: 7-Eleven Store #11630 602 South Philadelphia Blvd. […]