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 […]

Utility Helicopter to Perform Maintenance on BGE Electric Transmission Equipment in Edgewood

From BGE: BGE will be using a utility helicopter contractor (see photo of helicopter N500ZE to be used) to perform maintenance on BGE electric transmission equipment, including towers, poles and wires. Area residents and motorists may see the helicopter hovering near power lines and rights of way or following a flight path along electric transmission […]

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 […]