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Lyme Disease in Calvert CountyLyme 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. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium Borellia burgdorferi.

Lyme disease is caused by the bite of a deer tick, infected with Lyme disease bacteria. The tick is hard to see because of its small size, about the size of a pinhead.
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Calvert County and the Affordable Care ActAs of January 1st, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will allow thousands of uninsured people in Calvert to get health coverage. Some people haven't been able to afford insurance. Others have pre-existing conditions that prevented them from purchasing a health plan. The ACA's Health Benefit Exchange will also offer other residents who already have health insurance the choice of new plans that provide better coverage and premiums that could cost hundreds to thousands of dollars less than they are currently paying. ... > Learn More

Food Recall Notices

Lisy Corporation Issues Recall on Lisy Sweet Basil

Macadamia Nut Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall of 15-Count Boxes of Chocolate Chunk LUNA® Bars

Parkers Farm Acquisition, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Products Due to Listeria Contamination


Public Health Updates

Colon Rollin

Percolation Testing for the 2014 Wet Season
The Division of Environmental Health will begin percolation testing for the 2014 Wet Season on Monday, March 3, 2014. The last day to submit applications for testing in this year’s Wet Season is Friday, April 11, 2014. ... > More Info

Colon Rollin

Winning Tobacco PSA Entry
The contest was designed to promote Kick Butts Day, a campaign where teens speak out against tobacco use. The contest was funded by a health department mini grant through the Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund program ... > More Info


New School Vaccine Requirements for
Kindergartners and 7th Graders

Starting August 2014 Kindergartners will need proof of Two Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccines. 7th Graders will need proof of MCV4 (Meningococcal) and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccines... > More Info


You May Be Eligible for Free Tdap and GARDISIL
Calvert County Health Department has Tdap Vaccine and Gardasil Vaccine available for adults who do not have health insurance or for those adults who have insurance but it does not pay for Tdap or Gardasil Vaccine. (Supply is limited) ... > More Info


  • April 18, 2014
    The Health Department will be closed in observance of Good Friday
  • April 19, 2014
    Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness
    1:00 pm
    Hallowing Point Park
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  • April 25, 2014
    Lyme Awareness and Education Lecture
    6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    College of Southern Maryland,
    Prince Frederick Campus
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  • April 26, 2014
    Family Fun Fest
    10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Beach Elementary School
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    at 4:30 pm. In case of inclement     weather, please call

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