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Lay Leader Training for Chronic Disease Self-Management course – Feb. 2016

Become a Certified Chronic Disease Self-Management Lay Leader.  Leaders are trained to help individuals with a chronic disease get the most out of life through the standardized “Living Well” chronic disease self-management program. For more information about this free training or to register, call 410-386-3810. CLICK HERE for the flyer wit… read more

Volunteer training session – Feb. 23

Can you spare an hour a week to help a neighbor in need? Caring Carroll, Inc. is a service that trains and matches volunteers with neighbors in the community who need friendly visits, transportation within Carroll County, or light yard work and housekeeping. Attend a 1-hour training and orientation sessions to become a Caring Carroll volunteer. For more information, CLICK HERE… read more

TryVent, a celebration of wellness – Apr. 24

SAVE THE DATE!  TryVent, a community celebration of wellness for individuals age 45 and better, will be held on Sunday April 24, 2016 at McDaniel College in Westminster.   TryVent will be a day to try three new, fun, and challenging sport or recreational activities, listen to live music, enjoy great food and win awards. Planned events include: 100-Meter Sprint, Ballroom Dancing, Corn… 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

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

Healthy Dining Guide for Carroll County

The 5th Edition of the popular Healthy Dining Guide of Carroll County completed in 2015 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… 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

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