Community members are gearing up to prevent type 2 diabetes together with the PreventT2 lifestyle change program offered by the Washington County Health Department. Guided by a trained lifestyle coach, groups of participants in PreventT2 will learn the skills they need to make lasting changes that prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Classes start January 8th!
Participants in the health department’s Healthy Families program recently celebrated the holidays with a holiday party, hosted by the Antietam Exchange Club. The event includes […]
Open enrollment is Nov. 1–Dec. 15 for coverage starting Jan. 1, 2019. Marylanders can now view 2019 plans and prices at MarylandHealthConnection.gov or through the free Enroll MHC mobile app. And this year, there is some big news: many health plan rates are lower. Marylanders can call us today to schedule an appointment with a navigator in Washington County at: 888 202-0212
If you live and/or work in Washington County, join Healthy Washington County Tuesday Nov. 20 at 9am at Robinwood Professional Center, suite 142 for a Community Health Needs Assessment Public Forum.
The Washington County Health Department is offering a program to help Maryland residents control their blood pressure. Participants will receive a free blood pressure monitor that they can use to check their blood pressure at home. Participants will also work with their healthcare provider to keep their blood pressure under control. There is a limited number of blood pressure monitors available.
Walk Maryland Day is Wednesday, October 10, 2018! Walk Maryland Day is a celebration of our official state exercise–walking! To celebrate, there will be a walk at noon on the Hagerstown Cultural Trail. All participants will receive a miniature Maryland flag!
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Come chat with a trained Lifestyle Coach and other community members on September 5th at 11am for an informational session about how people are preventing type 2 diabetes with the PreventT2 lifestyle change program. Class is open for enrollment and curriculum will begin September 12th from 11am-12pm. Call 240-313-3302 to register.
Press Release BABY & ME – Tobacco Free ProgramTM Receives “Best Practice” Designation Quit smoking while earning FREE DIAPERS! It sounds too good to […]
Date: August 28, 2018 For Immediate Release ### The Washington County Health Department has been advised of multiple reports of individuals being attacked by a […]
Washington County Pathfinder is a special project of the Washington County Health Department. The Pathfinder website is a resource for people to find opportunities to be active in Washington County. Visit the website at washcopathfinder.com and explore the map to find trails for walking, hiking, biking, and boating. Find your path to activity with Washington County Pathfinder.
Join us for several community walks and a Walking Movement Leader Training! These events are all free and open to the public. The purpose is to get moving while getting to know your neighbors and community better. Connect with your health, your community, and the places you live by joining on one of these free events in Washington County.[…]