This pretty sphere is actually an illustration of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) It is causing serious illness and death in China and quickly becoming an international crisis. For up to date travel information, signs and symptoms and if you are at risk go to cdc.gov/coronavirus ... See MoreSee Less
Cardiovascular disease was, and still is, our No. 1 killer. It's a major source of our health care costs, and causes disability and related economic loss. At its peak, in the 1960s, among people over age 35, 1 in 100 died of heart disease every year -- a rate more than two-thirds higher than today.
tinyurl.com/tyyrko8 Flu can be serious affecting all of us - young, older, and in between. Wash your hands with soap and water often, cover your mouth if you cough or sneeze, stay home if you feel bad, and get a flu shot. ... See MoreSee Less
Want to learn about weather safety? A training class is coming to Princess Anne in April. Sign up today.It's that time again. NWS Wakefield SKYWARN season is upon us! Our first slate of classes for the Spring SKYWARN season is now available on our website listed below. Why should you attend one of our FREE classes?
🌩️Learn basic weather safety information 🌪️Learn thunderstorm structure and see them in action! ⚡️Protect your community and possibly save a life in the process by sending timely reports to NWS Wakefield
Please feel free to tag or share this with the weather enthusiast in your life. And as always, register now for these and all of our SKYWARN classes now at Weather.Gov/AKQ/SKYWARN ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks to all who supported and attended this year’s Tri-county Go Red Event. Next year it will be in Somerset County. Keep looking next fall for all the details.Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset Counties went Red on January 31, 2020, for Women's Heart Health. Thank you to all who came out to the event and a special thank you to our speakers and presenters on everything from healthy eating to physical activity to heart knowledge.
Nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat.
To learn more about Go Red and heart health visit goredforwomen.org and WorcesterHealth.org ... See MoreSee Less
Call us for free Narcan. 443.523.1700Over the past few days, there have been reports of quite a few overdoses in the county. If you know someone who uses please have a naloxone or Narcan kit in your possession. Please contact your local health department if you need a Narcan kit or training on how to administer.
Timeline PhotosWhile CDC considers 2019-nCoV a serious situation and is taking preparedness measures, the immediate health risk in the U.S. from the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is considered low at this time, based on what we know. It’s still good to know the symptoms of 2019-nCoV, especially if you’ve recently returned from China. These include: • Fever • Cough • Shortness of breath For more information: bit.ly/38zjnYo... See MoreSee Less