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UPDATE 12-5-2019: 2,291 Cases of Lung Injury, 48 Confirmed Deaths Due to VapingAs of December 5, 2019, 2,291 cases of lung injury and fourty-eight deaths have been reported across the 50 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 or vitamin E acetate. Many 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

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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

Calvert Local Behavioral Health Authority
The Core Service Agency has merged with the Local Addictions Authority & is now the Calvert County Local Behavioral Health Authority. We are very excited about this expansion and look forward to serving the public in an increased capacity. > 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

 


  • December 11, 2019
    Free Medical Clinic
    10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    SMILE Food Pantry, Lusby
    > More Info
  • December 12, 2019
    Community Health
    Office Closure
    12:00 noon – 3:30 pm
    All other services and divisions
    operating as scheduled.

          Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday (excluding     holidays) 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.     Community Health clinics end
    at 4:30 pm. In case of inclement     weather, please call
410-535-5400

    For After Hours Public Health     Emergencies Contact the Control     Center at: 410-535-3491

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