Healthy Harford/Healthy Cecil is the healthy communities initiative of Harford and Cecil Counties,  dedicated to the health and wellness of the northern Chesapeake community – in mind body and spirit. Founded in 1993 as a non-profit 501c3 by leaders from UM Upper Chesapeake Health, the Harford County Health Department, and Harford County Government – Healthy Harford/Healthy Cecil is a coalition of local government agencies, businesses, non profits, and citizens dedicated to improving the health of Harford and Cecil County residents through education, policy changes, improvements in the built environment, increased access to care, and improved care coordination for people with chronic illness.        ..


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Recent Posts

September 27, 2018

Addiction can happen to anyone, so can recovery

The following article was published in The Aegis by the Harford County Health Department in conjunction with the countywide observance of Shine a Light for Recovery Month during September.                   My name is Megan K. and I am a recovering opiate addict. If there is one point… Read More >

July 23, 2018

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

From the New York Times The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number…. Read More >

June 23, 2018

Eating Healthy While on Vacation? Not A Problem.

Vacations are time for relaxing and rejuvenating with friends and family. It’s also a time to indulge. Yet by following some of the tips below, you can maintain your healthy eating habits, without having to sacrifice the fun! 1. Eat-in versus Going Out Sampling new foods and outdoor seating with a view are some of… Read More >