Harford County Health Department Reminder of School Immunization Requirements

From the Harford County Health Department: National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed every August and provides an opportunity to highlight the value of immunization across the lifespan. Activities focus on encouraging all people to protect their health by being vaccinated against infectious diseases. This is especially important as the new school year begins for […]

Confirmed Human Case of West Nile Virus in Maryland; Health Department Urges Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Illness

From the Harford County Health Department: Last week, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) reported the first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus in 2015 involving an adult in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Because reports of positive WNV cases usually begin around this time of year and can extend into middle […]

Father Martin’s Ashley, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Open Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program

From Father Martin’s Ashley: Father Martin’s Ashley and University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center today announced the opening of the Ashley Outpatient Treatment Program, an intensive outpatient program that provides compassionate, personalized and professional treatment for adults 18 and over who suffer from disorders of alcohol and drug use in Harford County and the […]

Harford County Awarded $120,000 Grant to Target Heroin Epidemic Devastating Youth and Families

From Harford County government: The Harford County Department of Community Services Office of Drug Control Policy has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Maryland Behavior Health Administration to fight heroin addiction and overdose in Harford County. Targeting the heroin epidemic is a priority under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman. “It is shocking, […]