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

From the Harford County Health Department: For most, Memorial Day heralds an official start of summer. The Harford County Health Department joins the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention in observing Friday, May 27th as national “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness. Skin cancer affects all skin types and is the most common […]

Partnership to Offer Mobile Food Pantry in Northern Harford County; “North Harford Represents One of the County’s Largest Food Deserts”

From Mason-Dixon Community Services, Inc. Mason-Dixon Community Services, the Harford Center, and the Harford County Department of Community Services have partnered to help reduce “food deserts” in North Harford. A food desert is an area where residents lack access to fresh fruits, vegetables and healthy options, (preferably local products), and consistent public access including transportation, […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski Lauds Gov. Hogan for Zika Response; Urges Congress to Pass Emergency Supplemental Funding

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, today spoke on the Senate floor about the need to take immediate action and pass emergency supplemental funding to address the threat of the Zika virus. For three months Republicans have refused […]

Harford County Health Department Promotes Zika Awareness; Mosquito Bite Prevention

From the Harford County Health Department: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed the week of April 24th through April 30th as Maryland Zika Awareness Week. Local health departments statewide will join the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as part of Maryland’s effort to raise awareness about the virus and its prevention. Throughout this […]