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Are you prepared in the event of a major storm or other emergencies? Join Kathy and Robyn as they create some easy, emergency-ready meal options to help keep you prepared for anything.

Make a plan today. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area. Know how you’ll contact one another and reconnect if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find.

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Meet Our Program Directors:
Eric Gray, Behavioral Health
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Addiction in the Workplace

Could you spot the signs of substance use in the workplace? Even when it takes place off-the-clock, substance use can take a heavy toll on workers’ productivity, health, and happiness. Worcester County Health Department can provide material and training to help managers and owners understand the signs of addiction in employees and to connect those in need to local treatment resources.

Help is available in Worcester County; Worcester Health Department will be providing outreach, including educational posters and rack cards, containing information on addiction in the workplace. The health department also offers a variety of trainings, including Mental Health First Aid, Narcan, Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS), and more. For more information on education, training, or connecting to treatment, contact Travis Brown at travis.brown1@maryland.gov

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Worcester County Health Officer Becky Jones joins WCHD's registered dietitian to put together an amazing Spaghetti Squash Cheesy Bread: perfect comfort food for the fall and healthy as heck to boot.

Lifestyle Balance

Eat healthy, Stay active.

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