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Open Enrollment starts November 1, 2015 and continues through January 31, 2016. Open Enrollment is when Marylanders can enroll in or make changes to their health insurance plans through the Maryland Health Connection. CLICK HERE for mor… read more

Carroll Hospital & The Partnership receive national recognition

Carroll Hospital and The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County received national recognition from IH Executive magazine in the magazine’s September/October 2015 issue. In the article, titled  “10 Integrated Delivery Networks to Watch”, IH Executive profiles organizations “whose leadership and innovation are helping transform the U.S. healthcare system”. Carroll’s highlighted… 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

*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

Healthy Carroll Families – Fall 2015

Healthy Carroll Families is a packet of resources – nutrition and fitness handouts, and healthful recipes – released three times a year to help schools, child care organizations, health care service providers,  families and people of all ages promote and achieve healthy lifestyles that lead to healthy weights. CLICK HERE for the Healthy Carroll Families archive page, where you can view t… read more

Operation Save-A-Life

Operation Save a Life, provided by the Bureau of Prevention, Wellness, and Recovery at the Carroll County Health Department, trains first responders or anyone with a friend, family member, or loved one  at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication.  Participants learn to 1) call 9-1-1 and 2) administer the life-saving drug Naloxone to prevent an opioid overdose death. read more

Keeping in Touch – May 2015

Keeping in Touch is the newsletter of the Carroll County Behavioral Health Advisory Council (BHAC).  It is sent electronically to BHAC members and posted on this site.  The newsletter keeps members informed about local events and local, regional, and national developments related to behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse). CLICK HERE for latest edition and archive of… read more

Local Health Improvement Team (LHIT) Meeting Schedule

Carroll County citizens are encouraged to participate in the Local Health Improvement Process and attend Local Health Improvement Team meetings. Contact Barb Rodgers at 443-375-7286 or for more information. CLICK HERE for the current schedule of LHIT… read more

CCHD Prevention Office newsletter

The most recent 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

Mental Health First Aid Training – 2015

Learn to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  For more information, contact Theresa Moyer at 410-876-4800 or read more

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