Upcoming Full HCLHIC Meeting
January 19, 2022 8:30-10:30am

  • In-Person: Howard County Health Department OR
  • Virtual: Zoom

Request for Comments: HCLHIC By-Laws
The Howard County Local Health Improvement Coalition (HCLHIC) is revising the By-Laws and is seeking feedback and comments for consideration by the Executive Committee.

Coalition Members are asked to review the By-Laws and email comments with the subject line "HCLHIC By-Laws" to by Friday December 30, 2022.
Co-Chairs Needed: Healthy Minds Work Group
The Healthy Minds and Suicide Prevention Coalition, a Work Group of the Howard County Local Health Improvement Coalition (HCLHIC), seeks to encourage residents to have conversations about mental health and to promote help-seeking behaviors. HCLHIC is seeking expressions of interest for two (2) Coalition Members to serve as Co-Chairs to provide input on the activities of the Work Group.

Interested Coalition Members are asked to email us with your contact information using the subject line "Healthy Minds Co-Chair" to by Friday December 30, 2022.
The Howard County Health Department (HCHD) would like to encourage Coalition Members to get your COVID Boosters to stay safe as we celebrate the holidays. Coalition Members are also asked to encourage friends and loved ones to do the same.

As a reminder, EVERYONE 6 months and older is eligible for one bivalent booster two months after their most recent dose to keep their vaccination status up-to-date.

Check out the HCHD COVID-19 Vaccine website for updated guidance and locate vaccine clinics.
Coalition Partner, Food and Care for All, Inc., is currently recruiting participants for their Preventing Chronic Disease and Tobacco Use (P-CAT) program. One of the benefits include a FREE membership to TOPS (Taking Pounds Off Sensibly) program - a $69 value!

Coalition members are asked to share this opportunity widely with residents. Interested participants may send an email to or Text “JOIN P-CAT” to 240-691-3561.