There are numerous ways you can get involved in our efforts to increase awareness, promote prevention and reduce addiction to pain medications in Garrett County. If you find you want to do more, please call the Garrett County Opioid Misuse Prevention Program office at 301.334.7730 for more information on volunteer […]
The Garrett County Health Department partners with Garrett County Public Schools and other agencies to promote the health and well-being of students. Each school receives funds to support their Wellness Team and to implement school-wide […]
Data is needed in order to provide effective, quality prevention services in Garrett County. During National Prevention Week 2017, Garrett County specific data will be shared. Please take the time to share your thoughts. And, if you have a data source that may help with future prevention service, please share that […]
Interdisciplinary care coordination team called H2H that addresses the community needs of elderly and persons with disabilities as they transition from acute care setting to home to promote best possible outcomes in […]
We are encouraging Home Health patients to talk to their doctor about the Shingles vaccinations. Home Health asks all of their patients whether or not they have recieved the shot or not. Since we are right in the homes with the patients and their families, it is a perfect time to start the discussion. Education: We are encouraging HH patients over the age of 50 years old, that has had a history of chicken pox and is not allergic to the ingredients of the vaccine and have never had the vaccine, to get […]
Tech-savvy teens and young adults who help senior citizens through one-on-one, personalized coaching. Whether you have a smartphone, tablet or computer-the goal is to empower seniors to connect with loved ones and engage with the world through technology, while also providing meaningful jobs to young […]
The community health planning processes are well under way, and we need YOU to help make sustainable change in our community. Join an action group to participate or organize efforts to make Garrett County a healthier place to live, work, and play!