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Winter Health launches free youth Winter Wellness Camp

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department will host a free, 5-day long health and wellness camp for youth ages 14-17. It will be held December 23, 26, 27, and January 2 -3. Campers will learn about the importance of health, fitness, setting personal goals and much more. The Winter Wellness Camp is part of Worcester Health’s Promoting Health Among Teens program and will feature guest speakers, snacks and lunch, learning activities and field trips to locations around Worcester, plus a trip to the Altitude Trampoline Park in Delmar, MD.

Winter flu vaccination clinics available through Worcester Health

 

(Snow Hill, MD)- The Worcester County Health Department urges all residents age 6 months and older, including pregnant women and those with medical conditions, to get vaccinated for the 2019-2020 seasonal flu.

People age 65 years and older have a choice of two flu vaccines available to them at the Worcester County Health Department. They can choose to receive a regular flu vaccine or a high dose flu vaccine which may result in a stronger immune response against the flu.

Guiding Good Choices and Parenting Wisely Classes return for 2020

(Berlin, MD)- Talking to kids about the dangers of drugs and the importance of making positive life choices can be tough. Do you know how to start the conversation? Guiding Good Choices is an evidence-based, nationally recognized family competency training program for parents of children in middle school.

Health Insurance Enrollment through Maryland Health Connection Starts Nov. 1

 

Snow Hill, MD (Oct. 28, 2019) – Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester County residents can enroll in health and dental coverage through Maryland Health Connection beginning Friday, Nov. 1. Maryland Health Connection is the state’s official health insurance marketplace. MarylandHealthConnection.gov is a one-stop shop to browse plans, compare coverage and costs, and enroll. Residents have until Sunday, Dec. 15, to sign up for 2020 coverage.

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Worcester Health offering Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

Nutrition and fitness-based diabetes prevention classes start in October

Snow Hill, MD- Small changes often lead to major results and Worcester County Health Department’s Lifestyle Balance: Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) aims to help residents eat healthy, be active and lower their risk for type 2 diabetes with easy-to-follow tips and tools.

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