Healthy People in a Healthy Environment
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has released its 2017 national County Health Rankings & Roadmaps and Marylanders are living longer, healthier lives. Compiled annually in collaboration with University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, the report is a national tool that ranks counties within states on 30 factors that impact health. Now in its eighth […]
To: Development Community and the General Public From: Leonard W. Walinski, LEHS Program Supervisor Re: 2017 Wet Season Soil Testing Date: March 23, 2017 At the end of February 2017, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) declared a drought warning for the Central Region of Maryland of which Harford County is located. The […]
MedWatch – The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program Viberzi (eluxadoline): Drug Safety Communication – Increased Risk of Serious Pancreatitis In Patients Without A Gallbladder AUDIENCE: Gastroenterology, Patient ISSUE: FDA is warning that Viberzi (eluxadoline), a medicine used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), should not be used in patients who […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 13, 2017 Contact: Molly Mraz, Communications Specialist, 410-877-1045 Health Department Promotes Importance of Screening During National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Bel Air, MD- March 13, 2017- Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Maryland. This year, according to […]
The Harford County Health Department offers these tobacco cessation classes at no cost to all tobacco users who want to quit. We request pre-registration for all classes. Nicotine patches, lozenges or gum may be available at no cost to those who qualify. For further information or to register, call (410) 612-1781 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. […]
The schedule for the 2017 Rabies Vaccination Clinics is here! Click here to print a Pet Registration Form and save time at the door!