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Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K - November 27

Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K – November 27

REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 1 for the 2014 Y Turkey Trot Charity 5k at the Hill Family Center Y in Westminster. Round up your family and friends, and dust off those running shoes. Sponsored by Carroll Hospital Center.  CLICK HERE for mor… read more

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

Alcohol Enforcement Specialist Training - Oct. 22

Alcohol Enforcement Specialist Training – Oct. 22

This free Alcohol Enforcement Specialist Training (AES) provides the latest information on alcohol laws and enforcement. We will identify the problems in our area and learn effective methods to manage underage drinking parties with limited resources. 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

Total Health Expo - Oct. 5

Total Health Expo – Oct. 5

Enjoy the grand opening of the NEW Tevis Center for Wellness and William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center and learn how to change your health habits for the better at Carroll Hospital Center’s annual, fun-filled event for the who… read more

Free WALK CARROLL events - Sept. 6, Sept. 13, and upcoming

Free WALK CARROLL events – Sept. 6, Sept. 13, and upcoming

COME WALK WITH US at group walking events all around Carroll County with health information and fun giveaways. Dates and locations vary. CLICK HERE for details. 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,… read more

Sharing the Spirit - Community Benefit & Health Improvement Plan

Sharing the Spirit – Community Benefit & Health Improvement Plan

NEW!  “Sharing the S.P.I.R.I.T.” is the collaborative health improvement plan for our community. VIEW HERE.     … read more

Local Health Improvement Team (LHIT) Meeting Schedule

Local Health Improvement Team (LHIT) Meeting Schedule

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Opiate Overdose Rescue Training - Aug. 26

Opiate Overdose Rescue Training – Aug. 26

Learn how to prevent an overdose death. If a bystander acts immediately when they notice signs of an opiate overdose, there is time to call 911, start rescue breathing (if needed) and give naloxone.  Community members interested in overdose prevention… 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… 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… read more

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