Who We Are
Healthy Washington County is a collective of public and private community partners seeking to improve the health of our region.
To help people living in Washington County improve their personal health.
A healthy community for all.
Healthy Washington County will promote healthy behavior, prevent disease and injury, and help to safeguard the environment. This includes inspiring and advancing policy, systems and environmental changes that make it easier for Washington Count, MD residents to lead healthy lives.
More specifically, the purpose of HWC is to:
- Develop short and long term goals and implement action plans to improve community health.
- Align and coordinate member efforts so that they are mutually reinforcing.
- Inform and educate the public about issues related to the health of the community.
- Mobilize public support for policy, systems, and environmental changes that improve community health and wellness.
We believe that every person living in Washington County should have the means to improve their quality of life. That a healthy community is good for business. That a thriving community is made up of people reaching their healthiest potential.
Current meetings are held virtually every 2 months. Meetings are open to anyone. To view more details regarding our meetings including the schedule, meeting login information and past meeting minutes click here.
Healthy Washington County Subcommittees
Healthy Washington County currently has 4 subcommittees aimed at addressing the top health needs in our community.