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You can stay up to date with health news, newsletters and upcoming events. 

Your updates

Here you’ll find the latest member news, bulletins and resources.

Adult Dental Coverage - On January 1, 2023, the Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program will cover a wide range of dental services for adults 21 and over.

 

You can view local resources available at no cost for Loneliness and Isolation.

 

 

Puppets educate families about Maryland’s secondhand smoking law (PDF)

 

Aetna Better Health of Maryland provides help for the HopeFul (PDF)

 

Online classes

Online classes

We offer online classes on a variety of health topics. Want to take part? You’ll need to register beforehand. We hold classes through Microsoft Teams. 

 

How to sign up

 

Choose a date for the class you’d like to take and sign up using the Microsoft Teams webinar registration link.

 

Have questions? Or need language help? 

 

You can get translation services at no cost. Just contact us 72 hours before your scheduled class. You can email us. Or call 1-866-827-2710 (TTY: 711) and ask to speak with the Prevention and Wellness Coordinator.

This 1-hour online class talks about high blood pressure and how it affects your health. Some things you’ll learn about:

 

  • The warning signs of high blood pressure and how to get your blood pressure under control
  • How to eat healthy and become more active

 

Class time: First Monday of every month, 12PM to 1PM

 

Upcoming classes:

 

March 16, 2023 — Heart health: Webex webinar registration link

 

June 22, 2023 — Heart health: Webex webinar registration link

 

September 21, 2023 — Heart health: Webex webinar registration link

 

December 21, 2023 — Heart health: Webex webinar registration link

 

 

This 1-hour online class talks about type 2 diabetes and the importance of diet and exercise. You’ll learn more about the condition, including how to:

 

  • Count carbs and plan meals
  • Be more active and aim for a healthy weight

 

Class time: Second Tuesday of every month, 12PM to 1PM

 

Upcoming classes:

 

February 22, 2023 — Basics of type 2 diabetes: Webex webinar registration link

 

May 24, 2023 — Basics of type 2 diabetes: Webex webinar registration link

 

August 8, 2023 — Basics of type 2 diabetes: Webex webinar registration link

 

November 29, 2023 — Basics of type 2 diabetes: Webex webinar registration link

Events

Learn more about our events coming soon to your area.

Back to School Survival:  A Guide to Children’s Mental Wellbeing.  Join Us for a FREE Community education session to learn about supporting your children’s mental wellbeing as they go back to school.  Please click here to see the scheduled event.

Mobile health and wellness RV

 

When it comes to your health, we want to meet you where you are. That’s why we bring Cora, our mobile health and wellness RV, to you and your community.

 

Come check out Cora and you can learn healthy tips, like how to:

 

  • Eat healthy on a budget
  • Set goals and achieve them
  • Stay more active

 

You’ll also enjoy healthy and fun activities like: 

 

  • A smoothie bar
  • Games and fitness challenges
  • Health screenings (body mass index (BMI) screening, for example)

 

You can check out Cora at one of our community events. Cora will be visiting community centers, health fairs and festivals across Maryland when it is safe to do so.

Newsletters

Winter 2022 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Summer 2022 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Spring 2022 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Winter 2021 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Fall 2021 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Summer 2021 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Spring 2021 newsletter  — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Fall 2020 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Summer 2020 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Spring 2020 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Fall 2019 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Summer 2019 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Winter 2018 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Fall 2018 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Summer 2018 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

 

Spring 2018 newsletter — English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

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