Looking for local health related events and news? Visit the new Healthy Washington County website at https://healthywashingtoncounty.com
Healthy Washington County is Washington County’s local health improvement coalition which is made up of local community organizations such as the health department, Meritus Health, Brook Lane, Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Hagerstown YMCA, University of Maryland Extension, and many others. Every 3 years, the coalition creates the Community Health Needs Assessment. You can read the 2019 assessment on the new website. In addition, the new Healthy Washington County website has resources on a variety of topics including nutrition, physical activity, smoking cessation, mental health, substance abuse, and chronic diseases.