Groups directory

  • 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 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 HPV Vaccine 18
    active 1 day, 23 hours ago

    Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is an infection that affects both males and females and is transmitted mainly through sexual contact. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over 150 […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Garrett College Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex 19
    active 2 days, 7 hours ago

    The CARC is a recreation facility on the Garrett College campus that serves the college, the community, and visitors to the area. A large part of what we do is to promote a healthy lifestyle through physical […]

    Public 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 MyGarrettCounty.com Updates 33
    active 4 days, 4 hours ago

    All of the recent upgrades and future updates will be announced in this group.

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Garrett County Health Department 36
    active 4 days, 4 hours ago

    The Garrett County Health Department is the recognized Public Health agency in Garrett County, Maryland. We strive to provide the highest level of care and service to the citizens of Maryland’s westernmost county. […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Promoting quitting among young people 10
    active 4 days, 4 hours ago

    The Garrett County Health Department and its partners work to prevent the initiation of tobacco products among youth and young adults, including, but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Garrett County Drug-Free Communities Coalition 24
    active 4 days, 4 hours ago

    The Garrett County Drug Free Communities Coalition is the defending force for our county’s fight for the reduction and prevention of substance abuse.

    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 Garrett Guide 62
    active 5 days, 5 hours ago

    Garrett Guide is the new and improved Community Resource Directory with the framework found at Garrettguide.org. Local agencies, organizations, businesses and residents have the opportunity to provide additional […]

    Public 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 Kitzmiller Empowerment Group 19
    active 1 week, 2 days ago

    Empowering Kitzmiller Residents to Make Healthy Choices

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Adolescent Well Child Checks 9
    active 1 week, 3 days ago

    Garrett County is often the lowest county in the state for yearly adolescent well child checks. It is important for the adolescents of our community to be seen yearly for this preventive visit where we can ensure […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Early Care Immunizations 28
    active 1 week, 4 days ago

    Increase immunization rates and reduce preventable infectious diseases.

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Improving Healthy Birth Weights 28
    active 1 week, 4 days ago

    Increase the number of babies born with healthy birth weights (≥2,500 grams or ≥ 5.5 pounds) of mothers enrolled in Early Care home visiting during the 1st or 2nd trimester of pregnancy. 
    Baseline: FY 2016- 87% […]

    Public 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 Homelessness 7
    active 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    To publicize the issues raised at the Garrett County Round table on Homelessness, promote collaboration among agencies and make the general public aware of the resources available for those struggling with housing […]

    Private 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 Adolescent Health 2
    active 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    Adolescent Health

    Private 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 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 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 Worksite Wellness Programs 15
    active 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Creating healthier work environments in Garrett County.

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Walk Garrett 20
    active 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Getting more active in Garrett County to help reduce chronic disease.

    Public 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 Food Resource Asset Map – GC Food Insecurity Workgroup – Western Maryland Food Council 9
    active 1 month ago

    Using a collaborative approach to better meet the nutritional needs for our most vulnerable residents

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Promoting quitting among adults 8
    active 1 month ago

    Promoting quitting among adults

    Public 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 New Users 413
    active 1 month, 1 week ago

    A group for new users to ask questions and find help.

    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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Medication Assisted Treatment 12
    active 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    Garrett County has only one local provider of medication assisted treatment who works closely with the GCHD. Providers outside of the county do not typically require patients to be in supportive therapy which is […]

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Club 21550 12
    active 2 months ago

    Club 21550 is a Planning Group that plans Alcohol and Drug Free events for the community and families. Most events are free or low cost.

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Oral Health Education 6
    active 2 months, 1 week ago

    Provide oral health education in GC Public Schools, Head Start Centers and the GC Health Fair

    Public Group
  • Group logo of Preventing the initiation of tobacco use among young people 7
    active 2 months, 1 week ago

    The Garrett County Health Department and its partners work to prevent the initiation of tobacco products among youth and young adults, including, but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and […]

    Public 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 Grant Development 5
    active 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    We will be sharing grant resources, foundations, state & fed opportunities.

    Private Group
  • Group logo of Sample wells for chlorides and analyze the results 1
    active 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    Maintain and monitor conditions to insure our environment supports a healthy population/ Chloride contamination impact study

    Private 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
  • Group logo of Transportation 2
    active 3 months, 1 week ago

    To address the issue of the lack of transportation available. To begin we would like to know which agencies offer transportation to appointments and how residents utilize the service.

    Private Group
  • Group logo of I-68 REGIONAL ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (I-68 REP) 1
    active 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    I-68 REGIONAL ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (I-68 REP) is a new collaborative group working towards increasing economic security to improve health. Interstate 68 is a 112-mile east-west interstate traversing through […]

    Private Group
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