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The Partnership Board of Directors welcomes new Chairperson

The Partnership Board of Directors welcomes new Chairperson

The Board of Directors of The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan O’Neal as Chairperson, which was confirmed at its meeting on August 12, 2014.  CLICK HERE to . . read more

Risky Business Conference presentations

Risky Business Conference presentations

The Risky Business Prevention Conference is held each year to increase awareness of risks that are a concern for youth in Carroll County. This year’s Conference, held on June 24, focused on risks for youth suicide.   CLICK HERE to view the Powerpoint… read more

Local Links to Health

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

Safer in the Shade

Safer in the Shade

The Partnership works to reduce the incidence of skin cancer in Carroll County with two educational programs,  Safer in the Shade and Fun in t… read more

NEW Carroll Card: quick access to info on local services

NEW Carroll Card: quick access to info on local services

The Carroll Card (updated April 2014) is a pocket-sized reference card with information about a wide variety of local resources for assistance with basic needs such as health care, housing, transportation, and food. FREE printed copies can be requested by calling 410-871-4965. CLICK HERE for a FREE downloadable (PDF) version of the Carro… read more

2014 WE’RE ON OUR WAY celebrates progress and partnerships

2014 WE'RE ON OUR WAY celebrates progress and partnerships

On Wednesday May 14, members and partners of The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County, Inc. gathered at The Portico of St. John to review progress of the past year and recognize outstanding contributors to our community’s health. The event was also the 15-year anniversary of The Partnership’s incorporation as a non-profit… read more

CCHD Prevention Office newsletter

CCHD Prevention Office newsletter

The May / June edition of Prevention News, the newsletter of the Carroll County Health Department’s Prevention Office, is available here.  The Prevention Office of the Bureau of Prevention, Wellness, and Recovery  focuses on Substance Abuse Prevention.  For more information, contact a staff member: Linda Auerback - Substance Abuse Prevention Supervisor  (410) 876‐4803… read more

PLANT Award won

PLANT Award won

The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County was recognized in April by the Maryland DNR Forest Service and the Maryland Community Forestry Council for its annual tree planting and skin cancer education project, Safer in the Shade.   The Partnership achieved a Silver level PLANT Award, which was announced on the PLANT Award program web site at… read more

The Partnership honored by Healthy Communities Institute

The Partnership honored by Healthy Communities Institute

The Partnership received recognition for its teamwork and innovative approach in using data to improve the health of our community.  Winners of the Healthy Communities Achievement Awards were announced in Orlando, Florida in… read more

Healthy Carroll Families – Fall 2014

Healthy Carroll Families - Fall 2014

Healthy Carroll Families has information about physical activity, nutrition and a healthy recipe in each edition. Handouts in this edition are: “Raising Healthy Eaters”, with ideas to help children develop good healthy-eating habits. “Fall into a New Walking Program” provides information about our community- wide walking challenge, Walk Carroll. “Fall Recipes”, with a pair of healthy… read more

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