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Thanks to Maryland Department of Emergency Management- MDEM for the cybersecurity tips!Protect yourself online in a business setting by - Controlling physical access to your computers and creating user accounts for each employee. Securing your Wi-Fi networks and not using Public Wi-Fi.Employing best practices on payment cards.Limiting employee access to data and information, and limiting authority to install software.Using passwords, authentication, and a Password Management Tool.Today's Cybersecurity Tips for keeping your network and devices safe during #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth in business settings.Control physical access to your computers and create user accounts for each employee. Secure your Wi-Fi networks and do not use Public Wi-Fi.Employ best practices on payment cards.Limit employee access to data and information, limit authority to install software.Use passwords, authentication, and a Password Management Tool. ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Wednesday! Free, fresh vegetables are now available at the Crisfield Library and at the Princess Anne Library, thanks to ECI! Greens, eggplant and cucumbers now available at the Princess Anne Library and at the Crisfield Library while supplies last. Remember they are available on a first come, first serve basis. πŸ₯’πŸ₯¬πŸ† ... See MoreSee Less
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FYI! More details will be coming! ❄️Winter Wonderland will be returning on December 14th. More details will be coming... ... See MoreSee Less
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1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men experience severe physical violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime. Nearly half of men and women experience emotional/psychological abuse from an intimate partner. Abuse is a lot closer to home than you realize. Learn the signs: #every1knowsome1 #DVAM ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Walk Maryland Day! Today, we encourage you to get outside and take in some local scenery. We have a Somerset County Original Trail Mix filled with trails, streams, and breathtaking scenes just waiting for you! Can you name any of these spots? πŸ”Ž ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know? Secondhand smoke contains almost 70 cancer-causing chemicals. Protect the ones you love by quitting smoking. For more information on our cessation programs: πŸ“ž 443-523-1700🌐 somersethealth.org ... See MoreSee Less
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We are offering new (bivalent) boosters every Wednesday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm and Friday from 9:30am to 11:30am. Not sure if you're eligible? SWIPE to see the eligibility chart ➑️ ... See MoreSee Less
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It's #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek!We all have mental health. To those managing a mental health condition:πŸ’› You are not aloneπŸ’› Help is availableπŸ’› You are lovedπŸ’› Be patient with yourselfπŸ’› You can get through thisToday begins #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek!We all have mental health. To those managing a mental health condition:πŸ’› You are not aloneπŸ’› Help is availableπŸ’› You are lovedπŸ’› Be patient with yourselfπŸ’› You can get through this ... See MoreSee Less
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Join our Parent Education Night on October 4 and October 11 to be entered into to win this amazing prize! Get tips and resources on how to have conversations with your youth about topics that matter to them. To register or for more information➑ πŸ“± 443-523-1700 ... See MoreSee Less
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Our annual fall rabies clinic will be happening Monday, November 7 from 2pm to 5pm here at the health department in Westover. Dogs, cats, and ferrets welcome. $8/pet, cash only. *PLEASE NOTE: We have not begun accepting pre-registration for this event. We will be updating as soon as pre-registration becomes available.*🐢🐱 ... See MoreSee Less
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Our pumpkin scavenger hunt has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 8. On Saturday, head out to the Route 413 Terrapin Run Trail from Marion to Crisfield, find a pumpkin, snap a selfie, and send it to us to be entered in to a raffle to win a new FitBit! For more information ➑️ πŸ“± 443-523-1700 #walkmdday ... See MoreSee Less
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Abuse can come in many forms, including emotional and psychological abuse. In fact, nearly HALF of all men and women experience this form of abuse from an intimate partner. #Every1KnowsSome1 #DVAM ... See MoreSee Less
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Join our Parent Education Night on October 4 and October 11 to be entered into to win this amazing prize! Get tips and resources on how to have conversations with your youth about topics that matter to them. To register or for more information➑ πŸ“± 443-523-1700 ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy October πŸ‚ We are now offering 1st, 2nd, 3rd (additional) and new (bivalent) boosters every Wednesday and Friday! For available dates and times, check out the calendar! To schedule an appointment: πŸ“± 443-523-1920 ... See MoreSee Less
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Effective October 1st - MOVE OVER FOR ALL VEHCILES or SLOW DOWN (if you cant move over safely) Knowing when to move over just got easier. The Move Over law has expanded to ALL vehicles on the shoulder. Learn more: ZeroDeathsMD.gov/MoveOver #MDOTsafety ... See MoreSee Less
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Start this work week on a high note by registering for your flu shot. Getting vaccinated against the flu not only protects you but everyone around you. Visit one of our clinics on either the 4th or the 11th to get a free flu shot. To register scan the QR code with your πŸ“±! ... See MoreSee Less
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October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month! Remember - your baby should sleep flat on their back on a firm surface with no incline. Learn more about safer sleep for your baby ➑️ healthychildren.org. ... See MoreSee Less
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We are just two days away from our Fall Parent Education Night on October 4 at the Crisfield Library. There will be cooking demos, resource packets, and more! All attendees entered into a raffle to win a prize. To register ➑️ πŸ“± 443-523-1700! ... See MoreSee Less
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πŸ›‘ STOP! πŸ›‘ Time for a Sunday Stretch - let's work our shoulders! To do this pose, bring your left arm across your body and hold it with your right arm, either above or below the elbow, hold the pose for about 30 seconds, and then switch arms and repeat. ... See MoreSee Less
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Carve out good times this fall by quitting smoking. Not sure where to start? We're here to help! For more information on our adult cessation programs: πŸ“ž 443-523-1700🌐 somersethealth.org ... See MoreSee Less
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The JYNN​​EOS vaccine has been approved by the FDA for protection against the #mpx virus in people who have been exposed to #mpx and people who are more likely to get #mpx. Vaccination is currently not recommended for the general public for the prevention of #mpx. Register here ➑️ health.maryland.gov/phpa/OIDEOR/Pages/mpx-vax-preregistration.aspx ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Walktober! Join us for a Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt along the route 413 terrapin run trail to celebrate Walk MD Day! Here's how it works: grab your partner, find a pumpkin, snap a selfie, and submit it to be entered into a raffle to win a prize! For more info: πŸ“ž 443-523-1700 ... See MoreSee Less
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Don't let Flu give you a fright this October. Get vaccinated to protect you, your loved ones, and your community! Reminder - we're holding two free drive-through clinics on October 4 and October 11 from 12pm - 3pm. Register using your phone (open the camera app, hover it over the QR code and click the link that pops up)! For more information ➑️ πŸ“ž 443-523-1700 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 isn't just a number, it's SOMEONE - a family member, a neighbor, a coworker, a friend. Domestic violence affects all of us and all of us must be a part of the solution. You can do your part by learning more about domestic violence and sharing our posts throughout the month! #Every1KnowsSome1 #DVAM ... See MoreSee Less
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