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2015-2016 Flu Immunization Information

Flu (influenza) is a contagious illness caused by viruses. Most people who get the flu will recover in less than two weeks, but some people will develop serious complications (such as pneumonia) which can be life-threatening. Serious flu complications can happen to anyone, but people 65 years and older, young children, and people with certain chronic medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes,… read more

WALK CARROLL free group walking events

COME WALK WITH US at group walking events all around Carroll County with health information and fun giveaways. Dates and locations vary. Local walking clubs are forming now! CLICK HERE for more information, or… read more

*NEW* Healthy Dining Guide

The new 5th Edition of the popular Healthy Dining Guide of Carroll County lists 21 local restaurants that meet at least 80% of specific “healthy dining” criteria. Healthier menu options such as whole grain foods, choices of fruits and vegetables, vegetarian entrees, and lower-fat entrees and desserts are offered by these restaurants.  The Guide also provides tips for making better… read more

Local Links to Health

CLICK HERE for web links to information about free and low-cost activities, classes, and other LOCAL resources for a healthy… read more

Carroll Hospital events

Search the Carroll Hospital Event Calendar for educational offerings, trainings, health assessments, quit-smoking classes, and other offerings to support you in your quest for a healthy… read more

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