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EV-D68

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that at least 10 states have clusters of a respiratory virus called EV-D68. Maryland has not confirmed any cases at this time, but we expect that will change over the next week or two. There are over 100 types of enteroviruses that regularly circulate in the U.S. and symptoms vary with each strain. EV-D68 mostly affects the health of children, especially those with asthma and other lung problems. We frequently see outbreaks of enterovirus soon after children return to school. … > Learn More

Gel Spice Company, Inc. Issues A Voluntary Recall Of Fresh Finds Brand Ground Black Pepper Due To Possible Salmonella RiskGel Spice Company, Inc., of Bayonne, NJ, is issuing a voluntary recall notice for 16,443 cases of Fresh Finds-Ground Black Pepper, 3.53 oz, plastic jars, because it has the possibility to 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

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

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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

On Track to Recovery
In its 25th year, Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders. This year’s theme encourages people to openly speak up about mental and substance use ... > More Info

 

  • SeptemberProstate Cancer Awareness Month
  • October 1, 2014
    Free 8 Week Smoking
    Cessation Program
    Wednesdays 12:00 pm & 6:00 pm
    Holiday Inn Express,
    Prince Frederick
    Registration is required
    > More Info
  • October 4, 2014
    Free Rabies Clinic
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Northern High School
    Please Vaccinate all Pets
    > More Info
  • October 18, 2014
    Free Rabies Clinic
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Huntingtown High School
    Please Vaccinate all Pets
    > More Info

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