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Zika Awareness in MarylandThe Zika virus and its resulting illness were first identified in the Zika forest of Uganda in the 1940’s, although it has likely been present in tropical Africa for much longer.  It was first detected in the Americas last year in Brazil and has since been found as far north as Mexico and the Caribbean Islands.  The illness seems to be primarily transmitted through mosquito bites.  The only evidence of human-to-human spread is through sexual contact.  There is no indication that the virus is spread through cough, sneeze, or skin contact.

80% of people who are bitten by infected mosquitoes do not get sick.  The remaining 20% have symptoms ranging from mild joint aches and low-grade fevers to the equivalent of a bad case of the flu.  There have not been any deaths linked to Zika. > Learn More

Health Department Offering Free Overdose Response Training The Health Department is hosting a series of Naloxone trainings. The next one takes place on May 19, 2016 at North Beach Volunteer Fire Department. Naloxone is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids especially in overdose and has been proven to save lives. Free Naloxone kits will be provided to those who complete the training. Registration is required. > More Info

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Youth Forum

Youth Forum 2016
Tri-County Youth Services Bureau invites ALL Youth & Families to come join in on the fun, and meet community vendors at the Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center on May 21, 2016 at 10am.
Free addmission, rain or shine. > More Info

VA Mobile Vet Center

Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center Southern MD
The mobile vet center provides veterans access to VA personnel that can help them with benefit and eligibility issues as well as making appointments for counseling with local VA counselors. Families of veterans are also encouraged to visit. > Learn More

Hurricane

Hurricane Season is Near
Hurricane season starts on June 1st and runs through the end of November. In a quiet season it is easy to forget how potentially devastating a hurricane can be. Hurricanes are dangerous and destructive. It's never too early to start preparing. > Learn More

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

 


  • May 19, 2016
    Overdose Response Training
    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    North Beach Volunteer
    Fire Department
    > More Info
  • May 19, 2016
    Healthy Heart Workshop
    11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Patuxent Health Center
    > More Info
  • May 21, 2016
    Youth Forum 2016
    10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center
    Free Event for Youth and Families
    > More Info

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