New Medical Campus Planned at Bulle Rock as Harford Memorial Hospital “Nears End of its Useful Life”

From University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health: University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Announces Plan to Reshape, Augment Health Care Services in Northeastern Maryland; Among UM UCH’s key strategies: Establish a new outpatient medical campus at Bulle Rock A new medical campus and behavioral health facility in Havre de Grace are key parts of University […]

Harford County Health Department Offers Precautions During Cold Weather and Winter Storms

From the Harford County Health Department: Despite previously warmer temperatures this winter, the first Maryland deaths related to hypothermia this season already were reported earlier this winter by Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). However, with frigid temperatures and winter storm warnings, the Harford County […]

Harford County Health Department Urges Protection and Prevention During Cervical Health Awareness Month

From the Harford County Health Department: Of all cancers that affect women, cervical cancer is one of the most preventable. Pap test screening finds cervical cancers and pre-cancers early and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination can prevent boys and girls from being infected with the virus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer and other cancers. The […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski Announces $83.7 Million in Federal Funds to Build Community Living Center for Veterans at Perry Point

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 includes $83.7 million in federal funding to build a 155 bed Community Living Center for Veterans at Perry Point in Cecil County. The legislation is […]

Harford County Health Department and Public Schools Partner During National Influenza Vaccination Week

From the Harford County Health Department: The Harford County Health Department (HCHD) along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, state and local health departments, and other partners will observe National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) during December 6–12, 2015, with educational and promotional activities across the country. In Harford, the county health […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski Continues Fight Against Heroin Addiction in Maryland; ““More Americans Now Die from Drug Overdoses than from Car Accidents”

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today participated in a hearing entitled Opioid Abuse in America: Facing the Epidemic and Examining Solutions. This is the second in a series of three bipartisan […]