Healthy People in a Healthy Environment

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Harford County Drug Survey: Please Consider!

Each county in the State of Maryland is participating in a survey to inform efforts to prevent drug abuse and save lives. If you are a Harford County adult (over the age of 18), please consider taking this 10-minute survey. Your feedback is extremely valuable. You can access the survey HERE.

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**Upcoming Naloxone Trainings** Naloxone Training Program

New Upcoming Trainings Keep checking back, we’ll post upcoming trainings soon! Naloxone (NARCAN®, EVZIO®) is a prescription medication that safely and effectively reverses an opioid overdose. Opioid is a class of drugs that includes heroin and prescription pain relievers like oxycodone (OxyContin®, Percocet®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®, Lortab®), oxymorphone (Opana®), hydromorphone (Dilaudid®), morphine (MS Contin®), fentanyl (Duragesic®) and methadone. Naloxone does NOT:               […]

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2017 County Health Rankings Released

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 […]

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Tobacco Treatment Group March 30- June 2017

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. […]

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News: Where do the toxic chemicals in cigarettes come from?

From plant to product to puff—where do toxic chemicals in cigarettes come from? With more than 7,000 chemicals in cigarette smoke—over 70 of which are linked to cancer—it comes as no surprise that cigarettes contain harmful chemicals that cause death and disease. But where do these toxic chemicals come from? And why are there so […]

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