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Howard County has a network of health care resources to fit almost every need, and some agencies deliver state and federally funded services. You'll find information here about a range of options for prevention and treatment.
Howard County Health Dashboard

A dashboard is a computer based program that somewhat resembles and automobile's dashboard.  It organizes and presents information in a way that is easy to read. Some dashboards are "realtime" updating information as it happens.  The grouping of data are

Childhood Immunization
The Howard County Health Department offers free vaccine to children and adolescents to meet their school immunization requirements. Free immunizations are also offered for infants. This page describes vaccine / school requirements and the clinics that we have scheduled.
Howard County Opioid Overdose Response Program

  The Howard County Health Department is offering FREE Overdose Response Program trainings to become certified to administer naloxone for Howard County residents 18 years of age and older.  Click on the link to see the information video.   You may watch and learn ONLY or watch and learn as well as register fo

Local Health Improvement Coalition (LHIC)

Introduction As part of the State Health Improvement Process (SHIP), the Howard County Health Department and other local health departments in Maryland are required to complete a Local Health Improvement Process (LHIP) in FY12.

HIV and AIDS Counseling & Testing Services
HIV Counseling and Testing Services   • FREE CONFIDENTIAL ANONYMOUS testing offered to find out if you are infected with the virus that causes AIDS. • Walk in testing services are available on Mondays from 1 00 p.m. through 4
Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Program

The Howard County Health Department offers information, counseling and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV AIDS, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, herpes and vaginitis. For more information, you may want to check out Maryland's Epidemiology and Disease Control Program.

Fetal and Infant Mortality Review

The mission of Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) in Howard County is to improve the health of pregnant women and their infants. FIMR is an action oriented community process that continually assesses, monitors, and works to improve service systems

Maryland Children's Health Program
What is MCHP?What is covered?Who is eligible?How do you apply? ( New download an application)Do you want to know more about MCHP? What is MCHP? A health insurance program that offers full benefits to working families with low to average
Local Health Improvement Coalition (LHIC) Members List

 Local Health Improvement Coalition (LHIC) Members List

Food Protection Program
The Food Protection Program is responsible for ensuring that all retail food service facilities in Howard County serve food that is free from disease or contamination. Our Program licenses facilities such as restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, and school cafeterias.
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