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Summer Fishing

Vibiro Infections Appear in Waters Around the ChesapeakeAs of late July, there have been 16 cases of Vibrio in Maryland, 2 of which occurred in the waters off of Calvert. If not promptly treated, infections can lead to amputation or death. Vibrio is a bacteria that naturally live in the bay, rivers, and creeks that surround Calvert County. Every year as the weather gets warmer, Vibrio multiply in the water and can cause life-threatening infections if they get into a cut or any open wound in the skin. Please click to find out how to protect yourself … > Learn More

Voluntary Recall Notice of McCormick Ground Oregano Due to Possible Salmonella RiskMcCormick & Company Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75-oz. bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other McCormick Ground, Whole or Oregano Leaves products. > Learn More

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Kids

New School Vaccine Requirements for
Kindergartners and 7th Graders

Starting August 2014 Kindergartners will need proof of Two Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccines. 7th Graders will need proof of MCV4 (Meningococcal) and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccines. > More Info

Raccoon

Rabies Prevention
Rabies is a deadly disease that can be transmitted from an animal infected with rabies to unvaccinated pets and to people.  If untreated, rabies is almost always fatal.  Rabies is known to exist in all counties in Maryland. ... > More Info

Heat

Hot Weather Tips and Heat-related Illnesses
Marylanders should be aware of the dangers posed by extreme heat. Anyone can be a victim of a heat-related illness, ... > More Info
In the event of a heat emergency, a list of cooling stations will be posted here ... > Cooling Centers

Chesapeake Bay

Calvert County Beach Advisories
View the status of beaches in Calvert County, Maryland. The Health Department conducts routine water sampling and posting of public bathing beaches on a predetermined monitoring schedule from Memorial Day through Labor Day. > More Info

 

  • August 23, 2014
    Drive-thru Potassium Iodide Pickup 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
    Patuxent High School, Lusby
    Limited to those living or working within 10 miles of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
    > More Info
  • September 13, 2014
    9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    On Track to Recovery Event
    Calvert High School Track
    > More Info
  • September 13, 2014
    Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
    8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Mount Hope Community Center
    Collection limited to Calvert County residents only
    > More Info

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