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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Baltimore restaurant health code violations made transparent http://www.abc2news.com/ Aug 18, 2015 Environmental Health,Food Safety MD
Montgomery confirms 29 recent cases of whooping cough, most involving schools The Washington Post Sep 23, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations MD
126 Watkins Mill students, staff to be tested for tuberculosis Gazette.net Mar 11, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations MD
Health department, Union Hospital kick off 'Million Hearts' initiative Cecil Daily Mar 10, 2014 Good News,Chronic Disease MD
Health department hosts Twitter chat about tainted water delmarvanow.com Sep 10, 2013 Environmental Health MD
Health Officials Suggest Precautions when Temps Drop The Washington Informer Feb 6, 2013 Environmental Health MD
New health institute to combat chronic diseases Baltimore Sun Nov 15, 2011 Chronic Disease MD
Health Department Not Offering Flu Shots This Year Due to Budget Reduction Carroll County Times Sep 21, 2011 Budget Cuts MD
Food Consumption Visual Aid Skips Dessert Cumberland Times-News Sep 18, 2011 Chronic Disease MD
Downcounty Health Centers Prepare for Mass Casualties The Gazette Sep 7, 2011 NACCHO in the News MD
Junction Inc. Services to be Split Up Between Health Department, Youth Services Bureau Carroll County Times Aug 3, 2011 General Interest MD
Budget Cuts Force Health Department to Make Changes WestminsterPatch Jun 30, 2011 Budget Cuts MD
Calvert Board Approves Health Inspection Fees Increase The Bay Net Jun 22, 2011 Budget Cuts MD
Md. Health Officials Investigating Measles Exposure In Catonsville, Easton & Baltimore CBS Baltimore Jun 8, 2011 Immunization MD
Partial Success for Budget Carroll County Times May 29, 2011 Budget Cuts MD
Talbot County OKs $66 Million Budget for 2012 Associated Press May 25, 2011 Budget Cuts MD
Health Department Proposes Increase in Food Service Fees Cumberland Times-News May 16, 2011 Budget Cuts MD
Better health by 2015 The Baltimore Sun May 14, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
National Health Report Ranks Worcester, Wicomico The Dispatch May 13, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Alcohol Tax Will Save Lives, Fund Needed Services [OPINION] The Baltimore Sun May 11, 2011 General Interest MD
The Talk: Reclaiming the Inner Harbor for Baltimoreans The Baltimore Sun May 10, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
What's killing Baltimore Health Department on a quest to find out The Baltimore Sun May 9, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Low County Health Ranking Result of High Premature Death, STI Rates The Sentinel Apr 20, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Carroll in Top 5 On State List of Health Factors, Outcomes Carroll County Times Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Kent County Health Report Card: A Solid C- Chestertown Spy Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Carroll Ranks High in State Survey of ‘Healthiest’ Areas The Carroll Eagle Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Health Stats Remain Stable Delmarva Daily Times Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Anne Arundel Ranked 10th Healthiest County in State The Capital Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Study: Frederick County Third In the State for Health Outcomes Frederick News Post Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Howard County Named Healthiest Place in Md. CBS Baltimore Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Report: Suburban Maryland Excels in Health Care Access, Lags in Air Quality City Biz List Baltimore Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MD
Most County Departments Will Have to Make Financial Cuts Herald Mail Mar 29, 2011 Budget Cuts MD
Maryland Lawmakers Could Ban Smoking in Cars with Children The Bellingham Herald Mar 8, 2011 General Interest MD
Tasty Selections Highlight New Restaurant Program Healthy Choices Give Diners Heart-Healthy Options Bradenton Herald Jan 28, 2011 Good News MD
O’Malley Budget to Cost Counties $1M More The Daily Times Jan 26, 2011 Budget Cuts MD
Maryland Earns High Marks for Preventing Food-Borne Illnesses The Baltimore Sun Jan 20, 2011 General Interest MD
State and Local Officials Explain Health Care Reform AFRO Jan 20, 2011 General Interest MD
Feds Give Maryland Medicaid Another $10.5M in Stimulus Funds Baltimore Business Journal Dec 27, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
Environmental Justice Issues Take Center Stage The Washington Post Nov 21, 2010 General Interest MD
Montgomery Health Department Hoping to Be Spared from Cuts Washington Examiner Nov 21, 2010 Budget Cuts MD
Well-Being Survey Reveals Racial Divide The Washington Post Nov 10, 2010 General Interest MD
Fake Food Inspector Attempts Scam in Howard The Baltimore Sun Nov 1, 2010 General Interest MD
Baltimore County Installs New Public Broadband System The Baltimore Sun Oct 27, 2010 Good News MD
Nonprofit to Share Teen Pregnancy Prevention Message with Boys and Girls The Baltimore Sun Oct 26, 2010 Good News MD
Federal Grant to Help Prisoners Rejoin Community The Herald-Mail Oct 25, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
PRESS RELEASE: Worcester Health Receives Outstanding Rural Health Award Worcester County Health Department Oct 25, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News MD
HHS Awards $727 Million to Nation's Community Health Centers The Washington Post Oct 8, 2010 Good News MD
Public Health Workers Using New Means to Track, Predict Flu: Staying Ahead of Influenza Outbreaks The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Oct 1, 2010 General Interest,H1N1,NACCHO in the News MD
Baltimore Starts Campaign to Battle Bedbugs The Baltimore Sun Sep 29, 2010 General Interest MD
City Sets Teen Birth Prevention Plan Seeks Better Coordination to Fill Gaps in Coverage The Baltimore Sun Sep 17, 2010 General Interest MD
Baltimore's New Health Commissioner: Technology Can Help Fix Public Health Challenges Kaiser Health News Aug 20, 2010 General Interest MD
Baltimore to Promote Safe Sleeping Practices for Babies The Baltimore Sun Aug 9, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
Targeting Infant Mortality The Baltimore Sun Aug 2, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
OPINION: The Shame of Infant Mortality The Baltimore Sun Jul 23, 2010 General Interest MD
Baltimore’s Vaccine Example The Baltimore Sun Jul 21, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
Pocomoke Losing Key Social Service Office The Daily Times Jul 15, 2010 Budget Cuts MD
Officials Ask Why Minorities Didn't Vaccinate against H1N1 The Gazette Jul 9, 2010 General Interest MD
N.Y. Official to Lead Baltimore's Health Department The Baltimore Sun Jul 7, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
Church, Health Officials Work to End HIV/AIDS The Frederick News-Post Jun 30, 2010 General Interest MD
On the Menu: Transparency The Daily Times Jun 29, 2010 Budget Cuts,NACCHO in the News MD
Health and Wellness Fair The Frederick News-Post Jun 29, 2010 Budget Cuts,NACCHO in the News MD
Programs Help Low-Income Families Eat Farm-Fresh Food Carroll County Times Jun 25, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
Should Restaurants Make Health Inspection Grades Visible USA Today Jun 20, 2010 Budget Cuts,General Interest,NACCHO in the News MD
Prince George's Approves $2.6B Budget The Gazette May 27, 2010 Good News MD
County Braces for Tough Times The Gazette May 26, 2010 Budget Cuts MD
Baltimore's Health Disparities Revealed in Report The Baltimore Sun May 25, 2010 General Interest MD
Baltimore's Health Disparities Revealed in Report The Baltimore Sun May 25, 2010 General Interest MD
H1N1 Vaccination Successful, But May Need to Be Repeated in the Fall

Cumberland Times-News May 19, 2010 Good News,H1N1 MD
Libraries Help Fill City Nutrition Gaps The Baltimore Sun May 18, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
VIDEO: City Targets Unhealthy Foods CNN May 16, 2010 General Interest MD
'The Job That Nobody Talks About'; Health Department Cuts Would Decrease City's Animal Services The Baltimore Sun May 15, 2010 Budget Cuts MD
Health Department Copes with $600,000 Cut The Capital May 12, 2010 Budget Cuts,H1N1 MD
Health Department Copes with $600,000 Cut The Capital May 12, 2010 Budget Cuts MD
Baltimore Names Its First Food Czar The Baltimore Sun May 11, 2010 General Interest MD
Check It Out: Get Your Groceries at the Library NPR Apr 26, 2010 General Interest,Good News MD
East County May Get a Longer Commute to Emergency Aid The Gazette Apr 21, 2010 Budget Cuts MD
Parents Organize to Fight School Health Center Closures; Services Are Called a Vital Resource for Students The Baltimore Sun Apr 17, 2010 Budget Cuts MD
County Executive Calls 2010 General Assembly a Success for County Washington Informer Apr 15, 2010 Good News MD
Harford Health Department Keeps Costs Low at Annual Rabies Vaccination Clinics The Dagger Apr 10, 2010 Good News MD
Dirty Air Hampers Harford; County 9th Healthiest in Md. The Aegis Apr 9, 2010 County Health Rankings MD
New Campaign Will Prod the Public to Take Its Flu Medicine The Baltimore Sun Apr 1, 2010 H1N1 MD
Maryland Records 45th Swine Flu Death




The Washington Post Apr 1, 2010 H1N1 MD
Budgets Tight for Organizations; Keep Requests Close to Previous Year's Cumberland Times-News Mar 19, 2010 Budget Cuts MD
Study Ranks Howard Co. as Healthiest Jurisdiction in State The Baltimore Sun Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings MD
Obama Budget Earmarks Millions for Metro, Other Area Needs The Washington Post Feb 2, 2010 Good News MD
Worcester County Health Office Running on Fiscal Fumes The Daily Times Dec 22, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Cuts Lead to Reduced Health Services The Dispatch Dec 18, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Harford Health Dept Budget Cuts Result in Birth & Death Certificate Service Changes The Dagger Nov 30, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Smoking Still Deadly, Costly The Capital Nov 15, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Md. Must Consider Tax Increases The Baltimore Sun Nov 10, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
FredCo Health Dept.: 10 Employees Will Be Laid Off, Two Programs to Be Nixed The Frederick News-Post Oct 29, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Walden Consolidates, Expands; Two Offices to Close, But Services in Lexington Park to Increase Southern Maryland Newspapers Online Oct 16, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
The Best of Bad Choices The Baltimore Sun Oct 9, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Officials Stay Mum on Layoff Details; about 50 County Employees Lost Jobs, But Departmental Impacts Remain Unknown The Gazette Oct 8, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Comptroller: Reconsider Closing Chestertown Associated Press Oct 7, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
About 50 Pr. George's Employees Let Go in Face of Budget Gap The Washington Post Oct 2, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Despite Cuts, Layoffs Local Health Departments Ready for H1N1 Flu Southern Maryland Newspapers Online Sep 30, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 MD
County Cuts Back on Some Area Flu Clinics Maryland Gazette Sep 30, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Health Dept. to Lay Off 12 Employees Southern Maryland Newspapers Online Sep 25, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Officials Hope Layoffs Will Have Minimal Impact The Gazette Sep 24, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Budget Cuts Lead to Layoffs at St. Mary's County Health Dept. Southern Maryland Newspapers Online Sep 24, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Pr. George’s Poised to Lay Off Scores of County Workers The Washington Post Sep 22, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Lawmakers Oppose Shutting Mental Health Facility The Capital Sep 16, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Spring Dell is Victim of State Budget Slashing; County Must Come Up with $5.5 Million after Latest Round of Cuts Southern Maryland Newspapers Sep 9, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
EDITORIAL: Better Safe ...: Governor Vows to Find Money for Flu Vaccines Cumberland Times-News Sep 7, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Health Department to Feel Effects of Budget Cuts Carroll County Times Sep 3, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
County Officials to Discuss Budget Plan Cumberland Times-News Sep 2, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Cuts to State Budget Hit County’s Disabled, Elderly The Gazette Sep 2, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
State Budget Cuts Mean Rough Road for County Catonsville Times Sep 2, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Md. Budget Cuts Take $7 Million from County Herald-Mail Aug 31, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Budget Cuts Hit Disabled Population The Gazette Aug 31, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
County to Feel Pain of Cuts; Howard Facing Halt to Road Work, Higher School Costs, Flu Risk as Md. Trims Budget The Baltimore Sun Aug 30, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
County Layoffs a Possibility: Director of County Finance Says ‘Not the Time to Raise Taxes’ Cumberland Times-News Aug 28, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Allegany and Garrett Facing $8 Million in State Cuts Cumberland Times-News Aug 27, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
City to Feel Budget Pain; Dixon Plans Layoffs, May Reduce Services as Md. Approves Cuts The Baltimore Sun Aug 27, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Howard County to Lose $8.3 Million in State Funding The Baltimore Sun Aug 26, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Md. Board Approves $454 Million in Budget Cuts Examiner.com Aug 26, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
With H1N1 Looming, Somerset Health Officer Tackles Budget Cuts The Daily Times Aug 25, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 MD
Budget Cuts May Hurt Swine Flu Efforts, O’Malley Says Washington Examiner Aug 25, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 MD
O’Malley Outlines Md. Budget Cuts Associated Press Aug 25, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Md. Gov: Budget Cuts May Hurt Swine Flu Response WTOP Aug 24, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 MD
Ulman Seeking Ways to Cut Howard Budget The Baltimore Sun Aug 23, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
County Sweats Next Round of State Cuts The Capital Aug 19, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Howard Officials Seek More Cuts in Already Tight Budget The Baltimore Sun Aug 17, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
O'Malley Warns of Further Md. Cuts; Governor Tells Local Officials That Counties Must Share Pain The Baltimore Sun Aug 16, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Budget Officials Recommend $250M in Local Aid Cuts Associated Press Aug 15, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
Budget Cuts Sideline Wellmobile The Daily Times Aug 11, 2009 Budget Cuts MD
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