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Tag Archives: Baltimore City Health Department

Hopkins, Baltimore partnership may be glimpse of future of community health (access required)

Jhpiego, Johns Hopkins’ global health arm, has been training nurses, midwives and other community health workers across the developing world for decades. But as the COVID-19 pandemic created an urgent need for increased community health initiatives throughout the United States, Jhpiego did something it ...

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Fentanyl the focus of Md. response to opioid epidemic (access required)

To make progress in addressing Maryland’s opioid epidemic, public health leaders will have to confront use of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl. Despite statewide declines in deaths due to heroin and prescription opioid use, overall intoxication deaths continued to climb ...

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Baltimore to join lawsuit to restore teen pregnancy education funding (access required)

Baltimore city next week will join a federal lawsuit asking the federal government to restore promised grant funding to a program that provides evidence-based education to reduce teen birth rates. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ended the ...

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Baltimore health department and businesses team up for healthy workplaces

The Baltimore City Health Department launched a program Monday to encourage city employers to increase employee health. Under the program, city businesses can earn a Workplace Wellness Designation if they meet certain criteria. “We recognize the important role our business ...

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Baltimore health chief Wen says she plans to stay on under Pugh (access required)

Baltimore’s health commissioner says she’s looking forward to working with state Sen. Catherine Pugh, the presumptive Democratic nominee to be the city’s next mayor, and that the two share the same goals for the city. “I’m very excited to be ...

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