Healthy People in a Healthy Environment

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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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2016 County Health Rankings

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has released its 2016 national County Health Rankings that reflect health status in Harford remains stable and continues to be among the best in the state. The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is compiled annually by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. […]

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Tobacco Cessation Schedule January – June 2016

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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Aberdeen Location Closed- Updated

The Aberdeen location of the Harford County Health Department will be closed until further notice. *Update* All Aberdeen location services will be moved to Swan Creek Village in Havre de Grace in  early Summer.  WIC services are all located at the Woodbridge location. Medicaid and MCHP are temporarily located at the Bel Air office (120 […]

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