County students in grades six through 12 can win up to $750 in a contest seeking video public service announcements about the dangers of vaping. Healthy Montgomery, the county’s community health improvement program, and Montgomery County Public Schools are cosponsoring the contest as part of an anti-vaping tobacco prevention campaign in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services.
Two suicide prevention public service announcements produced by three Northwood High School students were selected to air in local theaters beginning this month. The top two PSAs were “Get Help,” submitted by Sophie Geiger and “See How You Can Help,” submitted by Rowan Arnold and Jay Hutchins, according to a release from the county’s Department of Health and Human Services. … Read More
Graphic from Montgomery HealthConnection Residents can get help enrolling in health care coverage plans under the Affordable Care Act at a Beat the Rush enrollment event Saturday, Nov. 4. Open enrollment for 2018 coverage began Nov. 1. This year’s enrollment period has been shortened from previous years and will end Dec. 15. Locally, enrollment assistance from trained health navigators will … Read More