Calvert County Health Department

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Rabid Cat

Rabid Cat Found in Prince Frederick, Md

A cat captured in the Yardley Hills area of Prince Frederick has tested positive for rabies. The adult tan and black striped cat was picked up on Friday, July 24, 2015 by an Animal Control Officer after notification by a resident reporting an ill cat was under his car. A positive result for rabies was confirmed by the laboratory at Maryland’s Department of Health on Monday July 27, 2015. > Learn More

Lyme Disease in Calvert County Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in Calvert County as well as in Maryland and the United States. Cases of Lyme disease are found throughout the county and are not concentrated in any particular area. > Learn More

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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


Vibrio in Waters Around the Chesapeake
Vibrio bacterial infections have occurred in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. 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... > More Info

2015 Vaccine Requirements

Free 2015 School Requirement Vaccine Clinics
Free Vaccine Clinic is for Kindergartner's, 1st graders, 7th & 8th graders for the 2015 new school vaccine requirements. The Health Department is hosting vaccine clinics on August 13th (walk-in) and September 10th (appointment only) ... > More Info


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


  • August 13, 2015
    Free 2015 School Vaccine Clinic
    4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (walk-in)
    K, 1, 7, & 8 Graders
    Health Department, PF
    > More Info
  • September 13, 2015
    Free 2015 School Vaccine Clinic
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm (appt. only)
    K, 1, 7, & 8 Graders
    Health Department, PF
    > More Info

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