Ripken Baseball, Giant Food to Host Health and Fitness Clinic in Aberdeen June 5

From Ripken Baseball: Baltimore, Md. – Ripken Baseball and Giant Food have partnered to host a series of health & fitness clinics throughout the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. regions. The “Get Out and Play” clinics will combine baseball instruction with nutritional programming to create a fun and informative program for youth and their […]

Team of Harford County Students Wins TIC Gums/Cornell University 2014 Ice Cream University Award

From TIC Gums: Seventeen local high school students with interest in science, culinary and marketing participated in this year’s Ice Cream University hosted by TIC Gums at the TIC Gums Texture Innovation Center in White Marsh, MD. The program is based on Cornell University’s Food Science 101 course which is required for incoming freshman of […]

Senior Fitness Instructors Sought for Activity Centers in Highland and Norrisville

From Harford County government: The Harford County Department of Community Services Office on Aging is seeking fitness instructors to teach Zumba Gold, Yoga and/or other fitness classes to those age 55 and over at the Highland Activity Center in Street and/or Norrisville Recreation Center. Instructors will work as independent contractors. Qualified candidates will hold current […]

TIC Gums and Cornell University Award 2014 Harford County Public Schools’ Student Team as Winner of Ice Cream University

From TIC Gums: College-bound students apply scientific principles to create a winning ice cream and marketing campaign TIC Gums’ annual Ice Cream University will name Harford County Public Schools’ 11th grade team (college-bound students with interests in science, culinary or marketing) as the 2014 winning team whose ice cream is to be sold at the […]

Harford County Public Schools Announces New Immunization Requirements

Harford County Public Schools posted the following message on Facebook today announcing new Maryland immunization requirements for students beginning next school year: Parents/guardians of current 6th grade students: Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, new immunizations are required for all children entering 7th grade. One Tdap vaccination and one meningococcal vaccination are now required. Look […]

Harford Ranked 10th in Annual Maryland Health Report; Scores Low in Housing, Transit, Physical Environment

From the Harford County Health Department: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has announced the release of its 2014 national County Health Rankings report. The rankings, now in their fourth year, are broken down into two major categories: health outcomes and health factors, each of which represents a weighted summary of various measures. An overview […]

Harford County’s Food Facility Inspection Violations For February 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 February 2014: 7-Eleven Store #35478H 1501 Rock Spring Road […]