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What's happening in Somerset County this August? Check out some of the fun activities happening all month long, thanks to our Local Health Improvement Coalition! ⬇️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Great info about Monkeypox from our friends Harford County Health Department!⬇️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you Maryland Department of Health for the reminder on the Good Samaritan Law! Remember - if you see someone experiencing a drug or alochol overdose - DON'T RUN, CALL 911. Maryland's Good Samaritan Law protects you and the person needing assistance if you stay and help. ... See MoreSee Less
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When you make the decision to breastfeed, you're not just investing in a lifestyle change, you're investing in your child's health. Breastfed infants have reduced risk of: ❤️ asthma❤️ obesity ❤️ type 2 diabetes❤️ ear and respiratory infections❤️ SIDS ... See MoreSee Less
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#DYK: It's National #sonanddaughterday! Show your kids 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 you will always stick by their side as you talk with them about underage drinking and other substance use today.Visit #TalkTheyHearYou for tips to get started ▶️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Not ready for sex? No big deal! Abstinence is a great choice to make to protect yourself and your partner. Follow these tips to help you create healthy boundaries in your relationship. Remember, you can choose to practice abstinence at any time even if you've been previously sexually active. #Abstinence #Srae ... See MoreSee Less
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Want to join our team? August 11 is the LAST day to apply for our Community Health Nurse Program Supervisor, Community Health Outreach Worker I, and Coordinator Special Programs Health Services III positions! Apply here ➡️ somersethealth.org/employment-opportunities/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Rain is in the forecast this evening, which may affect your commute home. Allow extra time to reach your destination, reduce your speed, increase your driving distance, and remember, if your windshield wipers are on your headlights must be on. It’s the law! #MDOTsafety #MDwx ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Wednesday! We have dropped off fresh produce, harvested from ECI, at the Crisfield Library and at the Princess Anne Library. They are now available for free to the public. These veggies are available on a first come, first serve basis. 🥬 Mixed squash, eggplant and greens are now available at the Princess Anne Library. 🥒 Cucumber and cabbage are now available at the Crisfield Library. We've also included the recipe for a Mediterranean Sauteed Yellow Squash! Swipe ➡️ to see the full list of ingredients and directions. Did you try it? Let us know in the comments! ... See MoreSee Less
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Make sure vaccination is on your back to school list. We're holding free mass back to school immunization clinics on August 13, August 23, August 30, and September 6. Appointment is required. To schedule: 📞 443-523-1700 ... See MoreSee Less
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Overdose does not discriminate. It can affect anyone, anywhere, at any time. If you or someone you know needs help, please reach out. We are here for you. To learn more about our substance misuse resources or to take that first step towards recovery ⬇️💜 443-523-1700💜 unmaskaddiction.org ... See MoreSee Less
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Quiting smoking can improve your health in as little as 1-12 months. Need help quitting? We're here for you! For more information about our youth and adult cessation programs ⬇️ 📧 alyssa.rink2@maryland.gov 📞 443-523-1700 ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you experiencing excessive hunger, weight gain or fatigue? Those are all common symptoms of prediabetes. Join our Diabetes Education Group to help eliminate those symptoms! Learn more: 📱 443-523-1700🌐 somersethealth.org ... See MoreSee Less
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Many mothers and birthing people know that breastfeeding offers many benefits for them and their babies. But they may not know that breastfeeding reduces their baby’s risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Babies who are breastfed or are fed expressed breastmilk are at lower risk for #SIDS compared with babies who were never fed breastmilk. Learn more on making safe infant sleep and breastfeeding a national norm: bit.ly/3xm0ZOK. #SIDSAwareness #SIDSAwarenessMonth ... See MoreSee Less
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Let's take a minute to talk about pronouns! Maybe you're a little confused about why people have been bringing them up lately, or maybe you already know they're important but struggle to use them properly. Wherever you are in the learning journey, swipe through these slides for some of the most commonly asked questions and answers about pronouns. ➡️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Somerset County Health Department
Our staff hard at work during testing clinic on Tuesday, August 9. Remember - if you’ve been exposed to or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, it’s important to get tested. We offer testing every Tuesday from 9:30am - 11:30am at the health department in Westover. No appointment necessary. ... See MoreSee Less
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We hope you'll join us for our Tri-County Overdose Awareness Day Event happening on August 31 from 5pm to 8pm at Winterplace Park in Salisbury. This is a free, family-friendly event. Resources will be available. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less
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It’s gonna be a hot one out there today. Thanks to our friends Carroll County Health Department for these reminders about how to keep your pets safe in the heat! ☀️ watch the humidity ☀️ limit exercise on hot days ☀️ provide ample shade and water ☀️ don’t rely on a fan ☀️ watch out for hot pavement ☀️ NEVER leave pets in a locked car ... See MoreSee Less
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Don’t forgot Car Seat Safety and Back To School Giveaway hosted by the Somerset County Judy Center Partnership happening today, August 9 from 12pm to 2pm at the Crisfield Library! We will be there with free resources. Come out and see us! ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us on Wednesday, August 31 at the Crisfield City Dock from 6pm - 8pm at the Crisfield City Dock to help us observe Overdose Awareness Day! Free food, music, giveaways, guest speakers and more. We hope to see you there! 💜 ... See MoreSee Less
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What's happening at the health department this August? Here's a couple reminders to check off your to-do list this month ⬇️✔️ sign your child up for a mass back to school immunization clinic✔️ practice heat safety✔️ pick up free vegetables at the Healthy Somerset Vegetable Pick-Up on August 24✔️ try the recipe for Spinach Stuffed Chicken✔️ learn about the dangers of second hand smoke✔️ come out to our overdose awareness day event on August 31For more information on all of our events, visit somersethealth.org. ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you checked vaccination off your back-to-school list? We're holding FREE mass back to school immunization clinics on August 16, August 23, August 30, and September 6. Appointment is required. To schedule: 📞 443-523-1700 ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is the day to stop smoking. It's time to take back your health! Unsure of where to start? We're here to help! For more information on our youth and adult cessation programs ⬇️📧 alyssa.rink2@maryland.gov 📞 443-523-1700 ... See MoreSee Less
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