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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month By Judy Sine, RN, Garrett County Health Department Brushing your teeth for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste, twice a day can save your smile. Taking the time for a painless two minute oral cancer exam during a regular medical...read more
Saturday, April 29, 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. Last October, Americans turned in...read more
Two Outstanding Partner in Health Awards were given out at the 2017 Garrett County Health Fair on Saturday. Cindy’s Fund received the award in the organization category, and Emilee Friend won the award in the individual category. These annual awards are designed to...read more
More than 90 Garrett County middle and high school youth attended a Teen Night Glow Party held by Club 21550 Community Planning Group at the Oakland Community Center (The Armory) recently. Pictured above are a few participants at the event, which included a glow room,...read more
The Maryland Tobacco Quitline, 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669), provides free evidence-based tobacco use counseling to Marylanders age 13 years and older, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A special part of the Quitline is the Pregnancy...read more