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January 2022
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Here's the latest on services, programs and resources to help you become the best version of yourself.

 Want to Bring Your Family Closer?

Communication is the KEY to a closer  bond, and our Strengthening Families Program will help participants open the DOOR to better talking--and listening!  

The 11-week program is conducted via weekly zoom meeting on either Tuesday or Thursday nights. Parents and youth play games and complete activities which improve parenting skills and youth's social and life skills in order to reduce risk factors for alcohol and drug abuse, mental health problems, and delinquency.  This brief video shares how it works. 

Learn How to Make Valentines

Tune in on February 12 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM to the Homemade Valentines Class and Party presented by The Havre de Grace Arts Collective Youth Arts Program. Learn how to make amazing cards with paper, fabric, buttons, and other crafty stuff. FREE, but registration required. Sign up here. 

Register Now for February Classes

There is a FLURRY of activity in February with three FREE SUCCESS classes happening.  Limited space--sign up now for these great sessions.  Each household attending will receive a gift card.
Memories Matter
February 16
Back to School with HCC
February 22
Sign Up Here
Healthy Hearts
February 23
Sign Up Here

 Vaccine Clinic at Harford Mall

Starting Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Upper Chesapeake Community Health and Outreach team began providing free flu and COVID vaccinations, as well as COVID boosters, to the public at Harford Mall on Tuesdays and Saturdays. No appointments are needed—walk-ins only. If you’re coming for a COVID dose #2 or a booster, you must bring your original vaccination card.  Additional details are below:

  • WHAT: 1) Flu and 2) COVID vaccines and boosters (Pfizer and Moderna available; no J&J)
    • Flu vaccine is available for ages 6 months and up
    • Initial COVID vaccine series available for ages 5 years and up
    • COVID booster doses for ages 16 years and up
  • WHERE: Inside Harford Mall, across from Spencer’s. (mall entrance #5)
  • WHEN:
    • Tuesdays from 3-7 p.m.
    • Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

New COVID Testing Site at UCMC

The Maryland Department of Health with the logistical and staff support of the Maryland National Guard is conducting COVID testing on the campus of UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC) in Bel Air. This is not a UM UCMC operation; please do not call the hospital for information.

About Testing at this Location

  • Only walk-ups are accepted; scheduled appointments are not available.
  • This testing location can test children as young as 6 months old.
  • The location offers PCR lab tests only. Learn more about the different types of COVID tests.
  • Results for PCR tests generally take 24 to 48 hours, and patients should plan accordingly.
  • Testing at the sites is free of charge.

Please note that any changes in hours or updates due to inclement weather will be posted on the UM Upper Chesapeake Health Facebook page.

Hours: Seven days a week, 9 am to 1 pm

Location: 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air, MD 21014

Please do not enter the hospital campus through the main entrance or the emergency entrance, to keep those areas clear for patients.  Just south of the main entrance on Route 24, you may make a right into the campus. This entrance is marked by a large electronic sign, similar to the ones used by the State Highway Administration. Then, follow the signs for testing parking.

Building Strong Families Program Open for Registration

Building Strong Families is a new service developed in cooperation with Harford County Public Schools and funded by a grant from the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM). 

Participants receive FREE family coaching that helps children stay in the schools they know and assists parents with gaining elf-sufficiency. Registration is open to Harford County families with at least one enrolled school aged child. 

VIsit to learn more.

Next Parenting Group Focuses on Addiction

Join us February 3 for a discussion on this important topic. Meet other moms and dads just like you to swap ideas and share support. Each household in attendance gets a FREE gift card!
Contact to register and get the zoom link.

Pre-Order from The SUCCESS Pantry

Need groceries or other household items?  You can now pre-order from The SUCCESS Pantry! Use the QR code on the form below to place your order.  Pickups are on Tuesdays from 1-3 at the HDGHA office, 101 Stansbury Court in Havre de Grace.

Medicare/Medicaid Questions Answered

The Harford County Office on Aging has a helpful page with info and resources for those who have questions about Medicare and/or Medicaid benefits. Check it out here.

HDGHA Housing Waiting List Is Open

The Havre de Grace Housing Authority Waiting List is OPEN. Apply to live in Somerset Manor today! This close-knit community of townhomes features units with 1-5 bedrooms and is one of the safest neighborhoods in Havre de Grace. Laundry facilities on site, each home has a shed and yard, too.  Learn more and apply at  

The Free Sheet

  • January 21--Food Distribution--at Tabernacle of Faith Church, 315 N Earlton Rd in Havre De Grace, beginning at 12 noon. 
  • January 22--Food Giveaway at Mountain Christian Church, Abingdon campus, 9am-Noon, 3465 Box Hill Center, 21009
  • February 5--Food Giveaway at The EPICENTER of Aberdeen, 10am-1pm
    21 Aberdeen Shopping Plaza
  • February 8--Health Fair & Food Giveaway at The EPICENTER of Edgewood, 11am-2pm 1918 Pulaski Highway Edgewood, MD 21040
  • SUCCESS Pantry Orders--Email to request deliveries of items from our pantry. Click here to order.
  • Medical Hotline - University of Maryland Medical Systems 24/7 Nurse Hotline, 1.888.713.0711
  • Mental Health & Addiction Counseling - Klein Family Harford Crisis Center 24/7 walk-in/urgent care for mental health and addiction issues. 1.800.NEXT.STEP 
  • Health Insurance - Call SeedCo 1.866.492.6057
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