Harford County Health Department Recognizes “Don’t Fry Day;” Celebrates Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention

From the Harford County Health Department: “DON’T FRY DAY” CELEBRATES MELANOMA AND SKIN CANCER DETECTION & PREVENTION Every Friday before Memorial Day, The Harford County Health Department joins the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention in observing national “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness. Skin cancer affects all skin types and is the […]

Harford County Health Department Urges Prevention During Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Month

From the Harford County Health Department: With warmer temperatures and our return to outdoor activities comes increased risk of Lyme disease, the most common vector borne disease in the United States, as well as other serious tick-borne infections. With this in mind, the Harford County Health Department wants residents to be “tick aware”, even in […]

UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Lauded for Stroke Treatment Practices

From University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health: University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC) in Bel Air received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to […]

Fountain Green Elementary’s Debra Kauffman Named 2017 Maryland School Nurse of the Year

From Harford County Public Schools: Debra Kauffman, RN, school nurse at Fountain Green Elementary School and 14-year veteran of Harford County Public Schools (HCPS), was named the 2017 Maryland School Nurse of the Year by the Maryland Association of School Health Nurses (MASHN). MASHN is a professional school nurse organization dedicated to promoting the role […]

Harford County Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 29

From Harford County government: In the interest of public safety, public health & the environment, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10:00am through 2:00pm, Harford County will be participating in the Nationwide RX Drug Take-Back Day sponsored by the US Drug Enforcement Admin. You may turn in your unused/expired medications for safe disposal on Saturday, […]