• American Heart Association, Oct. 30, 2014

    American Heart Association, Oct. 30, 2014, Childcare Centers Give Maryland Children Healthier Futures The law is based on the highly successful “Healthy Child Care” program in Howard County, Maryland, which was created in 2011 by Healthy Howard, Inc. That program resulted in a significant increase in healthy beverage and food offerings at about 100 childcare […]

    Continue reading
  • The Baltimore Sun, Sept. 26, 2014

    The Baltimore Sun, Sept. 26, 2014, Vantage House recognized by Healthy Howard Vantage House, a nonprofit senior living community in Columbia, has been recognized by Healthy Howard for its food and environment. Vantage House was honored as a “Certified Healthy Restaurant-Retirement Community,” and is the first senior living community recognized by Healthy Howard, a nonprofit […]

    Continue reading
  • U.S. News & World Report, June 16, 2014

    U.S. News & World Report, June 16, 2014, America’s 50 Healthiest Counties for Kids Howard County, Maryland. In 2011, Howard became the first county in Maryland to ban smoking at its 50-plus parks. “Our families are thankful for the policy – frankly, it’s what they’ve come to expect,” says county executive Ken Ulman. When he […]

    Continue reading
  • The Baltimore Sun, Jan. 18, 2014

    The Baltimore Sun, Jan. 18, 2014, Howard Co. launches health program in Laurel-Savage area That’s why the department, along with nonprofit Healthy Howard, partnered Saturday to launch a regional health initiative aimed at decreasing the availability of sugary drinks while increasing the affordability of fruits and vegetables, physical activity and access to affordable health care. […]

    Continue reading