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Zika Awareness Week in MarylandGovernor Hogan has proclaimed April 24-30, “Zika Awareness Week” in Maryland. While no cases of the disease have originated in Maryland yet, as of mid-April, eight people from our state have been infected during travel to Central and South America. As you are likely aware, the Zika virus is primarily spread by mosquito bites.

When our local mosquito population increases during spring and summer, there is concern that these mosquitoes may pick up the virus from returning travelers and then transmit Zika to people in our area. There are several reasonable things that we can all do to protect ourselves and our families from infection. > Read More

Learn More About the Zika Virus

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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Workshop - Living Well with Diabetes
This six-week self-management class provides education for adults with pre-diabetes and Type II diabetes starts May 3 & 5. Attendance at all 6 sessions is strongly encouraged. The workshop is free of charge, but space is limited. > 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

Wet Season

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics
The health department is holding the last of three free rabies vaccination clinics on Saturday, April 23rd from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Patuxent High School. Cats, dogs and ferrets in carrier or leashed and muzzled. Please vaccinate all pets! ... > Learn More

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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

 


  • April 23, 2016
    Free Rabies Clinic
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Patuxent High School
    Please Vaccinate all Pets!
    > More Info
  • May 3, 2016
    Living Well with Diabetes
    Tuesdays, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    6-week Workshop
    Health Department
    > More Info
  • May 5, 2016
    Living Well with Diabetes
    Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    6-week Workshop
    Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
    > More Info

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