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Dinner Celebrates GCHD Volunteers

Dinner Celebrates GCHD Volunteers

The Garrett County Health Department recently held a Volunteer Dinner, showing appreciation to some of the 167 people who volunteered more than 3,635 hours of their time to health department programs during 2016. “When you do the math it breaks down to almost 10...
2017 Cessation Classes

2017 Cessation Classes

Stop Smoking Tops the List of New Year’s Resolutions Among the top 3 New Year’s resolutions every year is “stop smoking,” along with exercise and weight loss. New Year’s resolutions are hard to keep, but the Garrett County Health Department has scheduled two tobacco...
Mock Teen Bedroom

Mock Teen Bedroom

Members of the Deer Park Community had two different chances to tour a Hidden in Plain Sight Mock Teen Bedroom display in November. The Deer Park Eliminators group invited adults to go through the display and try to find signs of drug use. “We thought we went...
Planning Group Training

Planning Group Training

Nearly 60 members, representing each of the six Community Planning Groups (CPG) in Garrett County, attended a training held by the Garrett County Health Department (GCHD) recently at Ace’s Run Restaurant. The highlight of the training was a panel discussion about...
Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, October 22, is National Drug Take Back Day, a time when everyone is reminded to help prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. “Garrett County is fortunate to...
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