The 2018 Garrett County Health Fair will be held at the CARC on April 14th from 8:30 to 1:00pm. Activities include booths, demonstaration, and prizes. For more information go to the Garrett County Health Fair Facebook page or click here
OAKLAND — The Garrtt County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to support the accreditation of the health department through the Public Health Accreditation Board, according to Monty Pagenhardt, county administrator.
The goal of the accreditation process is to have all local health departments and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene accredited, according to Rodney Glotfelty, health officer with the Garrett County Health Department. Accreditation looks at leadership, strategic planning, community engagement, customer focus, work force development, evaluation and quality improvement.
Also during the meeting, the commission voted to approve an application for $400,000 for the Home Repair Program. A public hearing was held prior to the vote to receive comments on the application of funds from the Department of Housing and Community Development Community Development Block Grant Program.
The commission then discussed economic development and a confidential business interest in an executive session.
The next commission meeting will be held May 21 at 4 p.m. in Room 207 in the courthouse.