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UPDATE 10-17-2019: 1,479 Cases of Lung Injury, 33 Confirmed Deaths Due to VapingOver 1,479 cases of lung injury and thirty-three deaths have been reported across 49 states, the District of Columbia, and 1 U.S. territory, including Maryland, due to toxic effects of vaping. While this investigation is ongoing, CDC recommends that you consider refraining from using e-cigarette, or vaping products, particularly those containing THC. Almost all of these cases have occurred in teens and young adults. Click on the following links for more information from Calvert County Health Department and from the CDC.

> Parents, Teens, and Vaping

> Outbreak of Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-cigarette Products (CDC)

Resources for Substance Use TreatmentAs our community continues to confront the opioid crisis, we want to make sure you’re aware of providers in the area who can treat people with addiction. Please keep in mind that insurance coverage may differ, so when you call to arrange an appointment, verify that the provider accepts your health plan.. > Learn More

Public Health Updates

Age 21

Tobacco 21 now in effect as of October 1, 2019
Maryland has passed Tobacco 21 (T21), a new law that raises the minimum sales age for tobacco products, including vapes, JUUL® & other pod-based systems, to age 21. Tobacco retailers, will play a key role in ensuring the success of this effort. > More Info

Stop Overdose Death

Overdose Response Program
The Health Department offers Naloxone trainings to train and certify individuals to assist someone at risk of dying from an opioid overdose when emergency medical services are not immediately available.
> More Info

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Hurricane Preparedness
Hurricane season runs from June 1st through the end of November. Are you prepared for one? Make an emergency plan for your family by having enough food, water and other supplies to get through a hurricane and its aftermath. > More info

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Nutrition Program
The health department now offers a nutrition program. Learn to fuel your body, manage chronic disease, and look beyond the cycle of fad diets, quick fixes, binge eating and deprivation. Nourish your body with balanced nutrition. > More Info

 


  • October 17, 2019
    Let's Talk Mental Health & Your Teen: What's the connection to Substance Use?
    6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Harriet E. Brown Community Center > More Info
  • October 17, 2019
    Free 8 Week Quit Tobacco Classes
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursdays
    Classes provide support in the quitting process
    Health Department, Prince Frederick > More Info
  • October 18, 2019
    Free Community Resource Fair
    11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    John Vianney Family Life Center
    Health screenings, prizes, more
    > More Info

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    at 4:30 pm. In case of inclement     weather, please call
410-535-5400

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