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Decisions Matter Commercial Filming
Thank you to all of the volunteer actors, and the members of the community who lent their home as a filming location, who helped WCHD shoot a public opioid awareness ad on Wednesday. The ad will be airing locally in the near future on cable stations across Worcester. For a full photo album visit our Facebook page.


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Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015 13:51
 
Get Moving Physical Activity Guide
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 15:29
 
Diabetes Support Picnic
Grab a picnic basket and pack a healthy lunch. The Worcester County Health Department Diabetes Support Group is holding its annual picnic. The support group meets monthly and helps members learn, and reinforce existing, diabetes self-management skills. Those skills help participants delay and prevent complications associated with diabetes.

The monthly support group is offered the third 
Wednesday of each month from 1-2 pm and it is held at the Snow Hill Library. The group is facilitated by a Registered/Licensed Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator/Registered Nurse. For additional information, please call the Worcester County Health Department, Prevention Services at 410-632-0056.
Last Updated on Monday, 06 July 2015 11:46
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Tri-County Farmers Market


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Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015 13:19
 
 

WCHD News

Parents urged to check vehicles before walking away from them
 
Baltimore, MD (July 16, 2015) – The first heat-related death of the 2015 season has occurred, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) has confirmed. The death occurred in June, and was a female under age 4 in Baltimore City who was left in a car.
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Nearly 150 rabid animals discovered in Maryland so far in 2015
 
Baltimore, MD (July 15, 2015) – Each year, the Maryland Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and of Natural Resources (DNR) learn of situations where residents with the best of intentions have “rescued” a young wild animal and in doing so, have exposed themselves to rabies. Even when animals do not have rabies, residents endanger animals by interfering with their natural adaptation and development of basic survival skills.
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DHMH providing free retailer-compliance education as part of broader campaign
 
Baltimore, MD (June 29, 2015) – Though it is illegal to sell tobacco products to youths under 18, in the past two years, Maryland has seen a troubling increase in the number of retailers selling tobacco products to minors – in violation of federal, state and local laws. Underage access to tobacco products is unacceptable in Maryland.
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