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Healthy Howard’s Advanced Primary Care Program works to improve primary care delivery for Howard County residents by helping providers work toward Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) standards. The principles of PCMH, which were developed by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of...

Healthy Howard manages Howard County’s Local Health Improvement Coalition (LHIC), a group of more than 40 organizations focused on addressing health disparities and improving health and wellness in our community. We work in close collaboration with the Howard County Health Department as part of the...

Healthy Howard’s Door to HealthCare program is dedicated to bringing quality, affordable health care options to residents of Western Maryland. The Door is the official source for information about new health insurance options in the communities of Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Howard and Washington counties. We...

When inmates from Howard County Department of Corrections facilities are released, Healthy Howard helps ensure that they have continued access to health care through the Re-entry Health Services program. This program began in August 2012 when the Howard County Detention Center was selected as one of...

The Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Zone was an innovative effort working in the North Laurel, Savage and Jessup communities to bring resources to an area known for high health disparities. Healthy Howard worked to increase the availability and affordability of fresh fruit and...

Today, Americans spend half their food budget and consume a third of their calories at restaurants. Eating out often translates into extra calories that are high in salt and unhealthy fats. Healthy Howard’s Healthy Restaurants can help. Our program encourages restaurants to offer healthy foods to...

Research shows a clear link between academic success and good health. That is why Healthy Howard is committed to improving the health and well-being of Howard County students and their families through our Healthy Schools program. Our Healthy Schools programs serves K-12 public and private schools...

Healthiest Maryland Businesses is a statewide movement to create a culture of wellness at work – to ensure that the healthiest choice is the easiest choice. The goals of the program are to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy workforce, and to recruit...

For individuals who have health coverage through Maryland’s Medicaid Managed Care Program, HealthChoice, Healthy Howard offers help through the Administrative Care Coordination Unit (ACCU) in Howard County. If you are eligible, the ACCU program can help you access and use your health care benefits. The ACCU...

Healthy Howard’s Community Care Team (CCT) took a focused, innovative approach to improve the health of frequently hospitalized Howard County residents. This program helped chronically ill individuals connect with resources that allow them to better manage their illness, improve their health and avoid preventable hospitalizations. Our...