Trending Action Groups to Make Positive Public Health Improvements in Garrett County, Maryland

  • Group logo of WIC Nutrition Increases Fruit and Vegetable Consumption+ 2
    active 1 day, 3 hours ago

    WIC families are encouraged to include more fruits and vegetables in their diets and family meals.  

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Administrative Care Coordination+ 3
    active 4 days, 5 hours ago

    The Administration Care Coordination Unit (ACCU) is available to provide assistance to all individuals who have Maryland Medical Assistance, including those recipients in a managed care organization.

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Friendsville Eat Healthy Be Active+ 2
    active 4 days, 22 hours ago

    A group focusing on eating healthy and promoting physcial activity for residents of Friendsville.

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Addressing Social Risk Factors+ 4
    active 1 week, 1 day ago

    Collaborative of key partners working daily on disharge planning at GRMC to identify patients in need of services to be successful at home. 

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Adolescent Health+ 2
    active 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    Adolescent Health

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Coordinated Behavioral Health+ 4
    active 4 weeks ago

    Foster an Integrated and Coordinated Behavioral Health Continuum of Care across the lifespan by developing, implementing, and evaluating screening, prevention, and early intervention services.

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Summer 2017 Step Challenge+ 9
    active 4 days ago

    Participate in the 2017 Summer Step Challenge for chronic disease prevention in Garrett County!
    Click here to join the challenge!

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Improve Access to Data Resources+ 6
    active 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Develop a centralized repository for data hosting to facillitate research and trend analysis.

    Public Group
  • Group logo of School Wellness+ 10
    active 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    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 […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Reduce youth access to tobacco+ 5
    active 1 month, 1 week ago

    The Garrett County Health Department and its partners work to reduce youth access to tobacco products. Strategies to do this include compliance checks and vendor education. 

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Prevention Data+ 26
    active 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    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 […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Hospital Readmission rates+ 4
    active 1 month, 1 week ago

      We want to decrease the hospital readmission rates of patients and we feel that Home Health provides  the tools to acheive that goal.

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Performance Management-GCHD+ 14
    active 1 week, 5 days ago

    Our systematic approach to improving public health through standards, planning, measuring, and quality improvement.

    Private Group
  • Group logo of H2H+ 4
    active 1 day, 3 hours ago

    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 promotebest possible outcomes […]

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Herpes Zoster/Shingles Immunization for Home Health Patients+ 4
    active 1 month ago

    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 […]

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Income Inequality+ 2
    active 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    Earned Income Tax Credit 

    There is strong evidence that the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) increases employment and income for participating families (Strully 2010,UW IRP-Dahl 2009, Hotz 2003, Ellwood 2000, […]

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Teeniors+ 9
    active 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    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 […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Health Insurance Assistance – Sponsored by AHEC West+ 1
    active 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Free in-person help with health insurance Partner of Maryland Health Connection, Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace. We’re here to help you enroll in a private plan or Medicaid, and see if you can […]

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Partners After School at Accident+ 7
    active 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Program Director: Venessa Stacy – 301-334-7730 Students in third through fifth grades at Accident Elementary School are eligible to enroll in this program as space allows.

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Action Team to Prevent Prescription and Opiate Misuse/Abuse+ 22
    active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Prescription drug abuse has become an area of concern in Garrett County and the United States. Many people use prescription drugs properly, but nearly 1 in 5 Garrett County youth reported abusing them to get high […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Action Team to Prevent Underage Drinking and Tobacco Use+ 18
    active 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. Cigarette smoking damages nearly every organ of the body. Secondhand smoke also causes many serious health […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Action Team to Prevent Marijuana Use+ 16
    active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Marijuana- legal or otherwise – is a hot topic across the country, and in Garrett County as well. As in many other communities, survey data indicates that our youth perception of the risk of marijuana use is g […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Economic Dignity+ 1
    active 3 months, 1 week ago

    This group is designed to look at what we do collectively to reduce social risk factors for the working poor, those who struggle to maintain economic dignity.

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Chronic Disease Management+ 2
    active 3 months, 1 week ago

    An integrated care approach to managing illness which includes screenings, check-ups, monitoring and coordinating treatment, and patient education. It can improve quality of life while reducing health care costs […]

    Private Group

There's a lot more to see!

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!

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