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Ebola

Ebola Udate October 27, 2014Note: This update is meant for people who are willing to give thoughtful consideration to ideas that they may not initially feel comfortable with. Some of the central issues dealing with Ebola involve unavoidable uncertainty and consideration of logical actions that run counter to our self-protective instincts. After being bombarded by television ads from some politicians that treat the public like morons, hopefully this will be a nice change.

There was mixed news on Ebola this past week. The big controversy at the moment is whether people traveling from affected African countries to the U.S. should be quarantined. That will be addressed in a moment.
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HAR Maspeth Corp RECALLS Jinga brand “Pan Fried Anchovies” Because of Possible Health RiskHAR Maspeth Corp. of Maspeth, NY, is recalling its 2 ounce and 4 ounce packages of Jinga “Pan Fried Anchovies” due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, 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

 

  • OctoberDomestic Violence Awareness Month
  • November 1 – 2, 2014
    Domestic Violence Volunteer Advocate Training
    9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Health Department, Prince Frederick
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  • November 8, 2014
    Prescription Drug Abuse Community Forum/ Resource Fair
    9:00 am – 11:00 am
    College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick
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  • November 15, 2014
    Free Seminar for Homeowners and Renters with Septic Systems
    9:30 am – 11:30 am
    205 Duke Street, Prince Frederick
    Registration Reqired
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