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.[…]
The Washington County Health Department in collaboration with several other community organizations including the City of Hagerstown, Washington County Recreation and Fitness, Washington County Commission […]
According to Washington County Health Department officials, Washington County has had its first known case of severe bleeding after the use of synthetic cannabinoids.
Synthetic cannabinoids are human-made, mind-altering chemicals that are sprayed onto dried plant material. The plant material is then smoked or, when the chemicals are in liquid form, the chemicals may be used in vaping products. Individuals have developed excessive bleeding after exposure to synthetic cannabinoids contaminated with a chemical similar to rat poison which interferes with the body’s normal clotting ability. The condition is known as synthetic cannabinoid-associated coagulopathy. […]
Take the Washington County Walking and Walkability Survey at tinyurl.com/WashCoWalkingSurvey The survey is intended to be taken by adults who live in Washington County, Maryland. […]
National HIV Testing Day is Wednesday, June 27th! Did you know? Getting tested is the only way to know your HIV status. If you are HIV-positive, […]
Take the Community Health Needs Assessment Survey now! Everyone who lives or works Washington County is encouraged to complete the survey. The results of the survey […]
The Washington County Health Department received a Bronze level Wellness at Work Award at the 9th annual Maryland Workplace Health and Wellness Symposium in Baltimore […]