Howard County is fortunate to have some of the best health care and wellness facilities available, offering high-quality clinical care across a variety of disciplines. Whether you prefer an HMO, an individual practice, or a specialist, all are within easy access. Anchoring these resources is a state-of-the-art hospital, Howard County General, which merged with Johns Hopkins Medicine in 1998.
Howard County offers a variety of traditional healthcare resources to its residents:
Howard County has a variety of alternative therapies available to its residents. These include:
- The River Hill Wellness Center integrates traditional medicine with alternative therapies
- Contemporary Health for Women offers comprehensive healthcare for women, including obstetrics, midwifery, acupuncture and reconstructive surgery
- The Traditional Acupuncture Institute offers outpatient care and master's degree programs in a variety of healing arts.
Howard County has a several nursing homes and assisted care facilities available for its senior residents:
Howard County actively promotes programs that support a healthy lifestyle for its residents:
- Healthy Howard is an initiative that's unique to Maryland and the region. Healthy Howard brings together all facets of the community to create a public health model that can improve the health and well being of every resident
Howard County boasts a thriving and vibrant economy, which makes it the first choice for smart businesses looking to start or expand in the Mid-Atlantic. Add in its central location between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and you have a real win-win. Howard County also offers more than 70-million square feet of commercial space, providing businesses with the perfect location to do business.
Howard County is continually ranked among the most affluent, advanced and educated communities in the United States. There is immediate access to leading educational and health care institutions, upscale retail, and outstanding recreation and entertainment.