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Special Initiatives: Howard County Health Department


 Local Health Improvement Process (LHIP)

As part of the State Health Improvement Process (SHIP), all local health departments in Maryland are required to complete a Local Health Improvement Process (LHIP) in FY12. The goal is to provide a framework for accountability, local action, and public engagement to advance the health of Marylanders.  Read more...

Soda-Free 30

Soda-Free 30 is a challenge and be soda-free for 30 days to lessen the risk of diabetes and heart disease, achieve a healthy weight, brighten a smile, save money, and improve overall health. Read more... 

Healthy Childcare

The Healthy Childcare Program is a voluntary program that encourages licensed childcare and early childhood education programs in Howard County to take steps to improve the health and wellness of the children they look after.  Read more... 

Brief: Howard County Healthy Child Care