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If Only: Local Showing of Film Scheduled

Parents and teens are encouraged to attend a local showing of “If Only,” a short film intended to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and abuse and to start a conversation that encourages the safe use, storage, and disposal of prescription...

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Child Safety Seat Check

The safety of children in car seats depends on correct fit as well as correct installation. The Garrett County Health Department will hold a child safety seat check on Friday, May 12th, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Southern...

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Your Community Needs Your Help!

Because you live, work and play in your community, you know what events will be the most successful. We are here to offer support and funding for these events, while you address the following risky behaviors: underage drinking, tobacco use, opioid misuse, and other...

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National Prevention Week Designated

The Garrett County Commissioners signed a proclamation on Monday, May 1, recognizing May 14-20, 2017, as National Prevention Week in Garrett County. The week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing the prevention of substance use and promotion of mental...

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Just Like You!

JUST LIKE YOU! Kids follow your example because they want to be Just Like You! Be a positive role model for your children and always model healthy behaviors so they become a part of your child’s healthy way of life. Dawna Ashby is a positive role model for her boys,...

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Child Safety Seat Check Scheduled for May 12th

Child safety seats need to be installed properly for them to protect their precious cargo correctly. A child safety seat check will be held on Friday, May 12, at Southern Rescue Squad from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Trained personnel will check child seats for correct...

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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...

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Parents Matter! Class Scheduled

A Parents Matter! class is being offered at Garrett County Health Department on Saturday, April 22 & 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Parents Matter! is a 12.5 hour evidence-based intervention for parents of pre-adolescent youth.  This free program is designed to...

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Know the risks: Prevent Oral Cancer

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...

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2017 Garrett County Flu Clinics

Flu Clinic Banner 2017 Community Vaccination Schedule:
We will bill Medicare Part B and private insurance companies. Be sure to bring your Medicare card and/or insurance card so we can bill your insurance carrier. There will be NO out-of-pocket costs for influenza vaccine.

Where When Time
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) October 12, 2017 (Thursday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friendsville Senior Center October 18, 2017 (Wednesday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Grantsville) October 20, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kitzmiller Senior Center October 25, 2017 (Wednesday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) October 27, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Swanton Senior Center October 30 2017 (Monday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bloomington Fire Hall October 30, 2017 (Monday) 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) November 9, 2017 (Thursday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Grantsville)  November 17, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Pneumonia vaccines will be available at these clinics for only those with Medicare Part B. Other persons who want pneumonia vaccine should call 301 334-7770 or 301 895-5355 to schedule an appointment at the health department.

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Can't make it to any of these clinics? Try the CDC flu vaccine finder below!

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