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Worcester Health encourages residents to explore our county on October 6 for Walk Maryland Day

Snow Hill, MD- In celebration of Walk Maryland Day on October 6, 2021, the Worcester County Health Department is excited to invite you to walk or move your way and join us for a self-directed Just Walk Scavenger Hunt. Residents can get in their steps from 8am-8pm at one of the following parks: 

  • Byrd Park-Snow Hill, Maryland
  • Cypress Park-Pocomoke, Maryland
  • Stephen Decatur Park-Berlin, Maryland

Lower Shore Walking Tour Kicks Off This October

Move your way and get fit this October, also known as Walktober. The three health departments of the Lower Eastern Shore invite residents to go for a walk or participate in any type of physical activity that they enjoy this October at any of the 45 identified public walking routes and trails or choose their own path. 

Worcester Health will host a virtual recognition event recognizing alcohol and tobacco retailers who passed compliance

(Snow Hill, MD)- The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) is hosting a Virtual Recognition Event for alcohol and tobacco licensees that passed compliance checks conducted by local law enforcement during Fiscal Year 2021. In the past, this recognition has been done at a celebration breakfast, but with the concern surrounding coronavirus, WCHD has changed the nature of the recognition to a Virtual Event using Facebook Live.

Get your fall off to a healthy and active start by joining Worcester Wellness Weigh

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department is making plans for the ninth session of our online health and wellness program, Worcester Wellness Weigh (WWW). This program is supported by a grant from the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission. WWW is a free, technology-based, healthy lifestyle and weight loss program designed specifically for families who are ready to work together to lose weight, eat healthier, increase physical activity, and improve their overall health.

Worcester County Health Department Maintains National Accreditation Status through the Public Health Accreditation Board

Maintaining Accreditation through PHAB Ensures WCHD’s Capacity to Continue to Evolve, Improve, and Advance

Snow Hill, MD- The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) today announced it has successfully completed a review process to maintain national accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The nonprofit PHAB works to advance and transform public health practice by championing performance improvement, strong infrastructure, and innovation. In maintaining its accreditation status for another five years, WCHD has demonstrated that it meets PHAB’s quality standards and measures and has the capacity to continue to evolve, improve and advance, thereby becoming increasingly effective at improving the health of the residents of Worcester County. 

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