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“Chasing It” film showing – Jan. 25

“Chasing It”, a documentary on opioid abuse, will be shown at the Taneytown Library on January 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The program will include speakers from the Carroll County Health Department, Francis Scott Key High School, Taneytown Police Department,… read more

WALK CARROLL events - Jan. 2017

WALK CARROLL events – Jan. 2017

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

Substance Abuse Awareness Survey

Substance Abuse Awareness Survey

    Please CLICK HERE to share your views and awareness about prescription opioids and heroin in Carroll County. This research survey is being conducted by the University of Maryland Baltimore in collaboration with the Behavioral Healt… read more

Volunteer training for Caring Carroll - Jan. 2017

Volunteer training for Caring Carroll – Jan. 2017

  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 who need friendly visits, transportation within Carroll County, or light yard work and housekeeping. read more

Health Insurance OPEN ENROLLMENT - now through Jan. 31

Health Insurance OPEN ENROLLMENT – now through Jan. 31

CLICK HERE for information about LOCAL health insurance enrollment assistance resources.  Open Enrollment for health insurance through the Maryland Health Connection is November 1, 2016 through January 31,… read more

Healthy Carroll Families - Winter 2016-2017

Healthy Carroll Families – Winter 2016-2017

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… read more

“Healthy U” – resources for healthy aging

Outstanding resources from national authorities for older adults seeking to follow a healthy lifestyle are conveniently provided on this site.   CLICK HERE to view, download, or print resources to help you stay physically active, achieve good… read more

Local Health Improvement Coalition & Team meeting schedules

Local Health Improvement Coalition & Team meeting schedules

  Carroll County citizens are encouraged to participate in the Local Health Improvement Process by attending meetings of the Local Health Improvement Coalition (LHIC) and  the Local Health Improvement Team (LHIT) . Please contact Carol Ann… read more

Healthy Dining Guide for Carroll County

Healthy Dining Guide for Carroll County

The 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,… read more

Carroll Hospital events

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

Local Flu Vaccination

Local Flu Vaccination

Get vaccinated for the 2016-2017 flu season! CLICK HERE for a list compiled by Carroll County Health Department of places where flu immunizations are available in Carroll County. read more

“Sharing the Spirit” – Community Benefit & Health Improvement Plan for FY2017-FY2018

Sharing the S.P.I.R.I.T.  is the collaborative health improvement plan for our community. It outlines implementation strategies designed to impact Carroll County’s need areas with measurable results. CLICK HERE to read more, and view a copy… read more

TryVent - celebration of wellness is a success

TryVent – celebration of wellness is a success

 TryVent, a community celebration of wellness for individuals age 45 and better, was held on Sunday April 24, 2016 at McDaniel College in Westminster.         CLICK HERE to visit the TryVent web site – see event video and pictures,… read more

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