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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 – May 2014

Healthy Carroll Families - May 2014

Healthy Carroll Families has information about physical activity, nutrition and a healthy recipe in each edition. Handouts in this edition are: “Focus on Fruits” which offers suggestions to eat more fruit as part of an overall healthy diet, “Walk Carroll with Walk Maryland” which shares information on a new community-wide walking challenge, and two delicious recipes that features some of… read more

Health Insurance Coverage

Health Insurance Coverage

The Partnership is leading local efforts to help residents identify affordable health insuranc… read more

Behavioral Health newsletter – May 2014

Behavioral Health newsletter - May 2014

Keeping in Touch is the regular newsletter of the Carroll County Behavioral Health Advisory Council, which seeks to prevent and reduce the impact of behavioral health and addictions disorders through increased community awareness, public education, enhanced access to quality treatment and involvement in promoting a healthy lifestyle for the citizens of Carro… read more

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