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Howard County Local Health Improvement Coalition (HCLHIC)

The HCLHIC works to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities in Howard County. There are participants from more than 80 organizations who bring a variety of perspectives to the work being done. Participation is sought from individuals who have direct experience with health disparities issues and includes faith and business leaders with a passion for public health..

Howard County’s Local Health Improvement Coalition (HCLHIC) works to achieve health equity in Howard County and to identify and reduce health disparities.

All residents of Howard County will have access to health care and health outcomes
will be equitable for all.


HCLHIC initiatives will:

  • be evidenced-based and/or focused on research-supported promising practices.
  • seek to address structural, cultural, and other social determinants of health.
  • be inclusive of Howard County’s diverse community and all stakeholders have a voice.
  • be collaborative and transparent.