What is Well & Wise?

Well & Wise is a health education partnership led by Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Howard County Library System, both in Columbia, Maryland.

What is the vision of the partnership?

The vision is to enhance, advance, and elevate health education in Howard County, improving the health of our entire community.

What is the mission of the partnership?

The mission is to promote healthy choices in the Howard County community in Maryland through health and wellness education. Activities will include collaborative classes and events, health screenings, health initiatives, speakers on health-related topics, and cross promotion and distribution of materials.

When does it begin?

The Well &  Wise blog is the first component of the partnership. Stay tuned for news about a more partnership initiatives.

Where are classes and events held?

Classes and events will take place at the library system’s branches, the hospital’s Wellness Center (located in the Medical Pavilion at Howard County), and in various locations throughout the community.

Can other organizations join this partnership?

Yes! Government agencies, businesses, and organizations committed to health education are invited to become partners, promoting Well & Wise through their constituency base and circle of influence. Critical to the success of Well & Wise, partners extend this unique initiative’s reach throughout the county.
Disclaimer: The Well & Wise Web site at www.hocowellandwise.org is managed by Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (HCGH) and the Howard County Library System (HCLS) in Columbia, Maryland. HCGH and HCLS monitor all comments by third parties on this Web site. We reserve the right to remove any comments that contain objectionable or inappropriate content.  The opinions expressed on this Web site represent those of individual authors and unless clearly labeled as such do not represent the opinions or policies of HCGH and HCLS. No claims are made or responsibilities assumed for the contents of linked websites. Unless otherwise noted, all content is copyright protected.

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  1. Bicycling Advocates of Howard County will hold its 4th Annual Bike HoCo Ride on Sunday, October 9, 2011. Details at http://bikehoco.org/2011/09/4th-annual-bike-hoco-ride-sunday-october-9th/

    We will greatly appreciate your adding our Ride to your event’s list. Thank you.
    Chris Tsien


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