We're building a future where Montgomery County, MD residents of African descent are as healthy and as safe as the rest of the population.

UPDATE: 
The Montgomery County Council unanimously passed a resolution calling racism a "public health crisis."  
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In Montgomery County and the U.S., African Americans have the lowest health status compared to other racial/ethnic groups. The African American Health Program (AAHP) works to close this disparity by providing free, critical health services, helping  African Americans thrive in all aspects of life and society.

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

We provide education, counseling, support groups and case management to expecting mothers.
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DIABETES/HEART HEALTH

We conduct free classes and health screenings to help prevent and manage diabetes and heart disease.
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HIV/AIDS/STI

We provide free and confidential HIV testing and pre- and post-test counseling.
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CANCER

We provide cancer prevention, education, community outreach and referrals.
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MENTAL HEALTH

We raise awareness and provide mental health education, screenings and referrals.
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ORAL HEALTH

We provide educational materials at community outreach events focusing on oral health and disease prevention.
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latest news

August 14, 2020
August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month, an observance that celebrates breastfeeding and its numerous benefits for mothers and babies. While it’s commonly understood that breastfeeding provides a plethora of health benefits […]

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June 10, 2020
Maryland Enters Stage 2 of Reopening

Last week, Governor Hogan announced that Maryland would be moving into Stage 2 of the reopening process. Recognizing that these conflicting regulations may cause confusion, the county has created this webpage for residents […]

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June 2, 2020
Maryland Health Connection's Special Enrollment Ends June 15

The Maryland Health Connection offers a Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment until Monday, June 15.  This opportunity is available to newly enrolled, uninsured Marylanders, and is not available to those currently enrolled wishing […]

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upcoming EVENTS

Due to health concerns related to COVID-19, all Chronic Disease Management classes will be held online and regular services have been postponed.

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No matter your age, gender, or health status, it's important to make your health a priority. 
AAHP can help. 

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The African American Health Program is funded and administered by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and implemented by McFarland & Associates, Inc.
1401 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(240) 777-1833
info@aahpmontgomerycounty.org
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