Healthy People in a Healthy Environment

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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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What is PrEP

Let’s start a conversation and see if PrEP is right for you. Call us at 410-612-1779 for more information or to set up an appointment. Information from AIDS.GOV –> Click to visit website with more information  “PrEP” stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. PrEP is a way for people who don’t have HIV but who are at […]

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Vaping / E-Cigarette Use and Youth

E-cigs . . . also known as electronic nicotine delivery systems (or ENDS), electronic smoking devices (ESDs) or most commonly referred to as “vaping” devices . . . have evolved significantly and grown increasingly popular, especially among youth. In Harford County and Maryland (as currently is the case almost everywhere), there is some good news […]

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Electronic Smoking Devices and Young People

E-cigarette use poses a significant – and avoidable – health risk to young people in the United States. Besides increasing the possibility of addiction and long-term harm to brain development and respiratory health, e-cigarette use is associated with the use of other tobacco products that can do even more damage to the body. Even breathing […]

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Tobacco Treatment Group Schedules

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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Division of Behavioral Health Awarded CARF Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 28, 2016 Contact: Molly Mraz, Communications Specialist, 410-877-1045   Harford County Health Department, Division of Behavioral Health Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation  Bel Air, MD –September 28, 2016—The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF,  announced that the Division of Behavioral Health of the Harford County Health Department has been accredited […]

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