Dept. launches Winnable Battles, refines focus on 6 areas for Marylanders. Aligns with broader CDC campaign, seeks improved health indicators in a year.
Baltimore, MD (July 14, 2016) – Today the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene launched Winnable Battles, a statewide effort to address emerging public health challenges. The effort also capitalizes upon organizational opportunities for department employees to contribute to a focus area tied to their interests.
As Marylanders prepare to celebrate July Fourth, a Zika awareness reminder. Add mosquito bite prevention to your outdoor celebrations.
Baltimore, MD (July 1, 2016) – As Marylanders prepare to enjoy outdoor recreational activities in conjunction with Independence Day festivities, the State of Maryland is reminding them to take steps to guard against Zika transmission.
Medicaid seeks federal waiver to provide residential substance-use treatment. Effort would ensure coverage for residents upon their release from jail.
Baltimore, MD (June 30, 2016) – Today, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene submitted a waiver renewal application for HealthChoice – Maryland’s statewide, mandatory Medicaid managed care program. The goal of the requested policy innovations is to break cycles of addiction and disease affecting our communities.