Living Well in Prince George's County

Health Issues in the News

Survey Shows Prince George's County #14 in Health

Friday, March 31, 2017 | Written by Port Towns CHP
A survey done by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Maryland shows that Prince George's County ranks 14th in the state in terms of the health of their residents.     Montgomery County was first and the City of Baltimore was last.  Prince George's County ranked 23rd in clinical health, showing that the county has a low number of mental health providers, primary care doctors and dentists.

Here are the results.

Women's History: The Black Women of the Historic Chicago Women's Golf Club

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Written by Port Towns CHP
As we celebrate Women's History Month, it is great time to celebrate pioneers who paved the way for those who followed them.  The historic Chicago's Women's Club, still thriving after 80 years and currently the only active African American women's golf club in the nation.  

Here is a great article about this club.

Diet May Impact Mental Health

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Written by Port Towns CHP
CBS reports on how what you eat may impact your mental health.

Here is the link to the story.

How to Avoid the Flu

Monday, February 13, 2017 | Written by Port Towns CHP
It is flu season-and here are some ideas to avoid it.

Click here for the information.

Prince George's County Public Schools Increase Their Graduation Rates

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Written by Port Towns CHP
Superintendent Maxwell announces an increase in the high school graduation rate for many public high schools in Prince George's County.

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Revised Request for Long Term Communications and Marketing Strategy

Thursday, January 19, 2017 | Written by Port Towns CHP
Port Towns Community Health Partnership has release a revised Request for Long Term Communications and Marketing Strategy.   The bidders are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 5005 52nd Avenue, Edmonston.

Here is the RFP:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5tzI5ki-68FSVUxNzJBMUtjdVU/view?usp=sharing

PTCHP Featured in Article About Health and Urban Sprawl

Thursday, December 29, 2016 | Written by Port Towns CHP
The Washington Post notes the work that the Port Towns Community Health Partnership (PTCHP) and its partners are doing with its residents to create a healthy community.

Click Here for the Story

Seattle's Program to Provide Dental Care to the Uninsured

Monday, December 5, 2016 | Written by Port Towns CHP
Seattle has created a partnership to address the need to provide dental care to the uninsured. 

http://khn.org/news/seattle-dentists-clinics-and-a-hospital-partner-to-provide-specialty-care-for-teeth/
Maryland Health Commissioner Robert E. Moffitt recommends approval of the proposed Prince George's County Medical Facility.

For more information, follow this link.

Some Ways to Avoid the Flu This Season

Monday, September 26, 2016 | Written by Port Towns CHP
CNN Health has some simple ways to avoid flu this season.

Ways to Avoid the Flu
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