Contact:
 Addictions Program

WACS Center 
Snow Hill Health Center
Pocomoke Health Center
Berlin Health Center

 

 Hours: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Monday-Thursday

 

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Friday


altSubstance abuse treatment and referral services  for adults are available.  Services include assessment, intake processing of client background, history of substance use, medical and mental health issues, family issues, legal involvement, and other relevant information.


Individual therapy and one-on-one counseling with a certified counselor to identify client’s specific treatment needs and to work on their treatment goals. Group Therapy participation in either DWI Education, Outpatient or Intensive Outpatient group(s) to work on substance abuse issues in a collaborative setting. Referral Services – contact with detoxification and inpatient treatment facilities, medical resources, shelters, Motor Vehicle Administration, Social Security Administration, and other local agencies to secure support for each clients recovery.

These services are provided by the Addictions Program.

Hours and Locations
Snow Hill Health Center
6040 Public Landing Rd
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone: 410-632-1100
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday; except Wednesdays are 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Pocomoke Health Center
400-A Walnut Street
Pocomoke, MD
Phone: 410-957-2005
Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

WACS Center
11827 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, MD
Phone: 410-213-0202
Hours: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday
Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
 

Substance Abuse Help

 

Zika Information

 

Rabies Information


     

WCHD News

Spring is just on the horizon and Worcester Health is encouraging residents to take part in this year's #1BillionStepsChallenge. Our team this year is WorcesterSpringSteps (#273). You can register with the link below through MoveSpring using the code APHA2019. It is completely free to register and participate.

For more information please contact 410-632-0056. Thank you!

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What’s the Bottom Line on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults?

  • The use of e-cigarettes is unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults.
  • Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s.1
  • E-cigarettes can contain other harmful substances besides nicotine.
  • Young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future.

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Winter storms create a higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning, and heart attacks from overexertion. Winter storms and blizzards can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice, and high winds.

Take Care During Winter Storms:

  • Stay off roads.
  • Stay indoors and dress warmly.
  • Prepare for power outages.
  • Use generators outside only and away from windows.
  • Listen for emergency information and alerts.
  • Look for signs of hypothermia and frostbite.
  • Check on neighbors.

Learn more about snow and extreme cold safety here.

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Local Health Improvement Coalitions (LHICs) equip local jurisdictions to determine their public health priorities and address specific public health concerns. The Worcester County Local Health Improvement Coalition seeks a broad membership from the community to assist the local health department and its partners in determining local health priorities and the Community Health Improvement Plan. 

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Salisbury, MD- What do you picture when you think of “heart health?” We asked women across the Lower Eastern Shore to tell their stories about how heart health has affected their families and themselves, as well as the importance of a healthy lifestyle. We are sharing those accounts across social media and screening the videos at the 2019 Go Red event in February.

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