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Ebola

Ebola Update November 3, 2014With preparations for transporting and treating potential Ebola patients in Calvert well established and no major changes in West Africa over the past month, we hope that this will be the last regular, weekly update.

Leaders of Calvert’s 911 dispatchers, EMS, Sheriff’s Department, infectious disease physicians, Calvert Memorial Hospital ER and infection control, and Health Department met again this past week to discuss the latest revisions in CDC and Maryland guidelines for Ebola monitoring and treatment. Discussions have also taken place between the Health Department and the Calvert County school nurses and administrators. Our local agencies have made appropriate preparations and coordinated their services to best insure the both the health of anyone potentially infected with Ebola and the safety of those providing care.
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Marathon Ventures, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Raw Macadamia Nuts Due to Possible Health RiskMarathon Ventures, Inc. announced today that it is voluntarily recalling various retail and bulk packages containing raw macadamia nuts as a precautionary measure because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. ... > Learn More

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Information for the 2014-2015 Flu Season
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccination. Yearly vaccination for persons 6 months and older is the best way to prevent getting the flu. > More Info

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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

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Enterovirus D68 (EV D68)
The CDC has confirmed the presence of EV D68 in Maryland. The case did not occur in Calvert, but given the quick spread of this viral strain across the country, it is likely that EV D68 will appear in our area. There is no vaccine available for EV-D68. ... > More Info

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Health Department Unveils New Logo
The Health Department, which previously, did not have its own logo, is excited to share this symbol of the diverse range of services we provide to promote and protect the health of all county residents. The logo will serve to unify the work ... > Learn More

 

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