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“Living Well” chronic disease management workshops – May-June

Living Well is a chronic disease self-management program from Stanford University. Participants make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems. Living Well workshops are a series of 6 sessions.  The next series will be held at Sunnybrook Senior Apartments, Westminster, in May and June. CLICK HERE for the flyer. Call Becky Zick at 410-386-3810 to register or… read more

Volunteer training sessions – April & May

  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 just one 1-hour training and orientation sessions to become a Caring Carroll volunteer. Upcoming training sessions at t… 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 group walking events

COME WALK WITH US at free 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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