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Harford County Sites to Serve as “Cooling Centers” Saturday, July 23 – Monday, July 25 — Heat Index Expected to Reach 110 Degrees

With the weekend heat index expected to reach 110 degrees, the Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in cooperation with Harford County Public Library, the Harford County Health Department, and Volunteer Fire Companies, will offer “Cooling Centers” at the following sites from Saturday, July 23 through Monday, July 25, 2016. On Saturday, July 23, Harford library […]

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WIC and Health Insurance Location Open!

Some of our programs have moved! WIC services are all located at the Woodbridge location and Havre de Grace 2027 Pulaski Hwy, Suite 107 Havre de Grace, MD 21078 Phone:  410-939-6680 Fax:      443-526-6162 Medicaid and MCHP are now located at Swan Creek in Havre de Grace. Their new address is: 2015 D / E […]

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Change in PIA Request Policy

Effective July 1, 2016, The Bureau of Environmental Health shall accept Public Information Act (PIA) requests via walk-in, regular mail, email and fax requests.  The PIA request forms can be found at the Harford County Web site: http://harfordcountyhealth.com/about/health-department-services/ in the Environmental Health services.  Most requests will be processed within one business day of receipt, but […]

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Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey is now available. The Maryland YRBS is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) developed in 1990 to monitor behaviors affecting morbidity (disease) and mortality (death) among high school youth. The YRBSS tracks several priority health risk behaviors among youth as […]

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Naloxone Training Program

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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