Living Well in Prince George's County
Special Announcement
The Port Towns Community Health Partnership has issued a Request for Proposals for Evaluation and Evaluation Training.  The deadline is Friday, Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. 

The three core deliverables will be the summary report (limited to ten pages or less) of the qualitative and quantitative data collected about the impact of PTCHP and its partners with an additional one to two-page data-graphic summary, a detailed agenda for a training workshop, and the actual training workshop for the PTCHP's key stakeholders.

The qualitative and quantitative data generated and collected in the evaluative process must be made available to the stakeholders in a format that can be easily understood and accessed by a wide range of stakeholders.  This includes being complaint with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  PTCHP will be releasing the report to the public.

Here is the link to the RFP.

Our Mission

Together, we are creating communities where residents have equitable access to healthy foods and where active lifestyles are encouraged and supported. Our aim is to reduce preventable chronic diseases and the rate of obesity, which are jeopardizing quality and longevity of life.

Icon Health Policies & Practices in Prince George's County

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    (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)
    Students are now back to school and getting ready for another successful school year.  This article from the Mayo Clinic tells how sleep is a key ingredient for a great day in school.Click here for… Read More
  • Baltimore City's Moonshot Move
    (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)
    Baltimore City's Department of Health has a mission.  They are working to cut health disparities by half in the next 10 years.It is an ambitious goal that we hope that they accomplish.For more on Baltimore's moonshot… Read More

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    (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)
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  • Protecting Yourself in Excessive Heat
    (Friday, July 29, 2016)
    The long, hot days of summer is here and high temperatures can impact your and your family's health.  Here are some ways to keep cool.Click Here to Learn Some Ideas to Keep Cool Read More

Port Towns
Community Health Partnership

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The Port Towns Community Health Partnership (PTCHP) is a collaboration of community residents, organizations and funders, all working together to support healthy living in the Port Towns.  Our partners include Port Towns youth and adult residents, schools, non-profit organizations, businesses, neighborhoods, local government leaders, Kaiser Permanente, Consumer Health Foundation, the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation and United Way of the National Capital Area. Read More

Staying Healthy Tips

Research Shows:
People tend to have healthier lifestyles when their community supports and promotes healthy living.
  • Take Walks During the Week
    Just 30 minutes of walking, five times a week is enough to improve your overall health from decreasing the symptoms of diabetes and depression to increasing bone density to preventing cancer.
  • Pack Your Lunch
    Packing healthy lunches and snacks to take to work or school offers many benefits. Healthy brown-bag meals can reduce fat, calories, and sodium in our diet, improving overall health. Smart choices can help us maintain a healthy weight. And brown-bag lunches just may improve your child’s IQ.
  • Get Your Beauty Rest
    Lack of sleep can affect your mental and physical well-being and contribute to obesity, heart disease, infections and irritability.