Harford County Health Department Recognizes STD Awareness Month, Urges Testing

From the Harford County Health Department: To mark National Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month, the Harford County Health Department is reminding residents to get tested for sexually transmitted infections. This warning coincides with a disturbing trend across the United States. Approximately 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur every year. Almost half of those […]

Harford County Child Advocacy Center Presents Screening of Adverse Childhood Experiences Documentary

From the Harford County Child Advocacy Center: In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, please join the Harford County Child Advocacy Center and our community partners on April 7 for a free screening of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) documentary, Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope. This important film chronicles […]

Harford County Health Department Promotes Importance of Screening During National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

From the Harford County Health Department: Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Maryland. This year, according to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 2,430 Marylanders will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and 860 will die from it in. Ninety percent of colon […]

Harford County Health Department Recommends Children “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile”

From the Harford County Health Department: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM), a monthlong health observance that brings together thousands of dedicated health care professionals to promote the benefits of good oral health for children. This year’s NCDHM campaign slogan is “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile.” The Harford County Health Department […]