Harford County Health Department Urges Readiness after First Reported West Nile Virus Case of 2016 Confirmed in Western Maryland

From the Harford County Health Department: The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) reported the first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2016 involving an adult in Western Maryland. Harford County Health Department urges the public to take appropriate measures to reduce their risk of infection against this and other […]

Harford County Libraries to Serve as “Cooling Centers” Tuesday; Heat Index Expected to Exceed 105 Deg

From Harford County government: With the heat index expected to exceed 105 degrees on Tuesday, August 16, 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” during normal business hours. On Tuesdays, the Bel Air Library is open […]

Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation Appoints Mayo and Snee to Board of Directors

From University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health: The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation has appointed two new members to its board of directors: Lorraine Mayo, president of University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, and Joseph Snee, Jr., Esq., shareholder of Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, P.A., Attorneys at Law. The Foundation supports the mission […]

Harford County Public Library Branches to Serve as Cooling Centers; Heat Index Expected to Reach 105 Deg

From Harford County government: With the heat index expected to reach 105 degrees for the next several days, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in cooperation with Harford County Public Library and the Harford County Health Department, will offer “Cooling Centers” at all library branches during normal business hours on Thursday, August 11, through […]

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 […]