Washington County Health Department (WCHD) is proud to announce its partnership with Cribs for Kids, a National Infant Safe-Sleep Initiative to promote infant safe sleep […]
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FOCUS GROUP PARTICIPANTS NEEDED!
Thursday, December 19: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Washington County Free Public Library (room 334)
100 S. Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD
Are you uninsured? Or do you have health insurance but not use it?
If so, the Maryland Insurance Administration wants to hear from YOU!
On Saturday, December 7th, WCHD’s Healthy Families program held its annual holiday party. Healthy Families program participants received a free meal and a present for […]
The Washington County Health Department has confirmed rabies in a fox located in the vicinity of Woodland Way, Hagerstown, MD. There are no known human […]
The Washington County Health Department is collaborating with the Hagerstown YMCA, the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, and Meritus Health to host the 2020 Healthy […]
Open enrollment for insurance plans is now going on from November 1, 2019 until December 15, 2019. Call toll free at 888-202-0212 to schedule an appointment for free in-person help with enrolling in health insurance.
October 17, 2019 Media Contact: Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536 Maureen Regan, Deputy Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-8649 Maryland Department of Health […]
According to CDC, sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) is a term used to describe the sudden and unexpected death of a baby less than 1 […]
The Washington County Health Department has a free lifestyle change program to help you prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes. Find out how to eat healthy and […]
Effective September 24, 2019 the Washington County Health Department’s Catoctin Summit Adolescent Program has ceased to offer services. The program, a residential substance abuse treatment […]
Participate in the Baby Sleep Focus Group! Are you parenting a baby 6 months or younger in Washington County? Help the Washington County Health Department learn more about the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of families related to baby sleep and keeping babies safe.
Walk Maryland Day is Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019; coinciding with National Walk to School Day. The purpose of Walk Maryland Day is to celebrate Maryland’s state exercise – walking – by getting outside and taking a walk! Walk to school, walk to work, or take a walk on one of the many trails in Washington County! The Washington County Health Department and the City of Hagerstown are hosting a 30-minute lunchtime walk at noon on October 2nd at the Hagerstown Cultural Trail. [Read more]