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for covid-19 related questions call OUR HOTLINE AT 443-523-1920

Maryland Dept. of Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

visit our covid-19 page here 

Numbers are updated daily by 11:00am

For a breakdown by zip code, visit coronavirus.maryland.gov. 

For a definition of the positivity rate, go to coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/methodology 

 

take it to the box! dispose of your unused/expired prescription medications safely 

Dispose of Unused/Expired prescription medication at any of the following Take it to the Box locations: 

  • Crisfield Police – 319 W. Main St., Crisfield, MD 21817 
  • Maryland State Police – 30581 Perry Road, Princess Anne, MD 21853
  • Princess Anne Police – 11780 Beckford Ave., Princess Anne, MD 21853
  • Crisfield Pharmacy – 390 W. Main St., Crisfield, MD 21817 
  • Karemore Pharmacy – 12085 Somerset Ave., Princess Anne, MD 21853 
  • Marion Pharmacy – 26427 Burton Ave., Crisfield, MD 21817 

 

Needles, liquids, thermometers or biohazard materials will be not be accepted in any of the Drug Take Back boxes. Acceptable deposits include: any expired or unused medication that comes in pill form, capsules, or liquid in a bottle and/or non-liquid forms of medication that can be in the original container or in a zip lock baggie.

 


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We add 39 cases of COVID-19 bringing our total to 4,622. The state positivity rate is at 17.14%. Our county positivity rate is at 23.94%. We hold COVID-19 testing clinics on Monday's from 1:30pm - 3:30pm and Tuesday's from 9:30am - 11:30am at our campus in Westover. No appointment necessary. COVID-19 testing is also available at local urgent care centers or your primary care physician's office. We offer 1st, 2nd, additional and booster doses of Moderna, Pfizer, and J&J every Wednesday and Friday from 9:30am - 12pm or 1:30pm - 3:30pm at our campus in Westover. Appointments are preferred. It is important to continue to practice COVID-19 safety measures to reduce the spread. We strongly encourage wearing a mask in public indoor and outdoor settings where physical distancing is not possible. The best way to protect yourself against severe illness, hospitalization or death is to get vaccinated and boosted.For more COVID-19 information, please visit coronavirus.maryland.gov. To schedule a booster appointment or for questions about COVID-19 testing, please call 443-523-1920. *PLEASE NOTE: We will be posting daily COVID #'s and positivity rates Monday through Friday only* ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy #NationalHugDay and #friday! You've made it through the week so we're sending along a virtual hug! Have a relaxing weekend. Get some much needed rest - you deserve it! ... See MoreSee Less
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Got all your COVID-19 vaccinations yet? We’re offering 1st, 2nd, additional and booster doses of Pfizer, Moderna and J&J today from 9:30-12 or 1:30-3:30. Appointment preferred. Got questions? Call 443-523-1920! ... See MoreSee Less
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Having a regular mindfulness practice may help someone who struggles with thoughts of suicide to notice when they need help.How do you practice mindfulness? Watch this video for more information:nowmattersnow.org/skill/mindfulness ... See MoreSee Less
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Be careful when driving this morning! Roads may be slippery due to low temperatures. Remember to keep a safe speed, avoid distractions, increase distance, and to not use cruise control. Be safe & stay warm! ... See MoreSee Less
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January is National Birth Defects Awareness Month. This month is a time to raise awareness about birth defects and highlight efforts to improve the health of people living with these conditions across their lifespan. Join the nationwide effort to raise awareness of birth defects and their impact on individuals, parents, and families! go.usa.gov/xeXAV ... See MoreSee Less
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FYI:‼PLEASE SHARE‼: Due to inclement weather, schools will open 2 hours late tomorrow, Friday January 21, 2022. Road conditions will be reevaluated in the morning, and notice will be sent if there is an update to this status. A district-wide call will be sent with this same information within the hour. **We apologize and appreciate your understanding, as we have sent multiple calls today.** *********************************‼POR FAVOR COMPARTA‼: Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, las escuelas abrirán 2 horas tarde mañana, viernes 21 de enero de 2022. Las condiciones de las carreteras se reevaluarán en la mañana y se enviará un aviso si hay una actualización de este estado. Se enviará una llamada a todo el distrito con esta misma información dentro de una hora. **Nos disculpamos y agradecemos su comprensión, ya que hemos enviado varias llamadas hoy.** ... See MoreSee Less
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During the winter season ⛄, take advantage of the extra family time and talk 💬 with your kids about the risks of underage drinking and other substance use.Check out these 5️⃣ goals from #TalkTheyHearYou to start the conversation.fal.cn/3kIeT ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know that January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month? Cervical cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer for women worldwide, but because it develops over time, it is also one of the most preventable types of cancer. ... See MoreSee Less
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❄️is in the forecast. Be prepared. Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle. Don't forget to fill your gas tank, check your car’s antifreeze and oil & windshield wiper fluid levels. For more tips, visit roads.maryland.gov. ... See MoreSee Less
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We add 23 cases of COVID-19 bringing our total to 4,583. The state positivity rate is at 18%. Our county positivity rate is at 24.56%. We hold COVID-19 testing clinics on Monday's from 1:30pm - 3:30pm and Tuesday's from 9:30am - 11:30am at our campus in Westover. No appointment necessary. COVID-19 testing is also available at local urgent care centers or your primary care physician's office. We offer 1st, 2nd, additional and booster doses of Moderna, Pfizer, and J&J every Wednesday and Friday from 9:30am - 12pm or 1:30pm - 3:30pm at our campus in Westover. Appointments are preferred. It is important to continue to practice COVID-19 safety measures to reduce the spread. We strongly encourage wearing a mask in public indoor and outdoor settings where physical distancing is not possible. The best way to protect yourself against severe illness, hospitalization or death is to get vaccinated and boosted.For more COVID-19 information, please visit coronavirus.maryland.gov. To schedule a booster appointment or for questions about COVID-19 testing, please call 443-523-1920. *PLEASE NOTE: We will be posting daily COVID #'s and positivity rates Monday through Friday only* ... See MoreSee Less
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*UPDATE: We are no longer handing out at-home test kits at the Fairmount Volunteer Fire Department* Starting at 12pm, our staff will be at the Fairmount Volunteer Fire Department handing out free at-home test kits while supplies last. Limited to one test kit per person. Remember if you are not feeling well, stay home and send someone to pick up a kit for you. Questions? Call 443-523-1920. ... See MoreSee Less
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Why should you get a COVID-19 booster shot? ✔️ Vaccines are working well to protect against severe illness, hospitalization and death but immunity against infection decreases over time ✔️ Boosters increase your protection against COVID-19, including variants ✔️ The Omicron variant spreads more easily than the original virus We offer 1st, 2nd, additional, and booster does of Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J. Appointments are required. You are eligible for a booster 5 months after your 2nd dose of Pfizer or Moderna OR 2 months after your J&J shot. For available dates and times, call 443-523-1920. ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you tested positive for COVID-19 with an at-home test kit? Submit your POSITIVE HOME test results here: covidlink.maryland.gov/selfreportSome tips:✔️You will need to log in or register on OneStop to proceed✔️You will need a cell phone to register✔️The system will only accept test results within the last 10 days✔️You will receive a confirmation email with guidelines ... See MoreSee Less
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Winter returns today as an arctic cold front moves across the area. Look for rain to change to wet snow this afternoon and evening as temperatures fall to near freezing. A quick burst of 1-2 inches of snow could make for hazardous driving conditions. ... See MoreSee Less
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Don’t stand by, stand up. Bystander intervention means standing up and speaking out against bullying. Learn how you can make a difference: go.usa.gov/xVZXs #NoNameCallingWeek ... See MoreSee Less
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It’s National Soup Month, plus it’s cold outside, and cold winter days call for hot soup! So, grab a bowl and make the choice that's right for you. ❄️ 🥣 go.usa.gov/xdYJM ... See MoreSee Less
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If you're struggling right now, you are not alone,. Help is available. You CAN feel better. ❤️💙🖤💚🧡💜💛To get help: Talk to a trusted adult (such as your parent or guardian, teacher, or school counselor) about how you’ve been feeling. ... See MoreSee Less
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Along with getting vaccinated and boosted, wearing a well-fitting mask helps protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Learn about the different types of masks and how to make sure you’re getting the best protection ⬇️ ... See MoreSee Less
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We add 32 cases of COVID-19 bringing our total to 4,560. The state positivity rate is at 18.85%. Our county positivity rate is at 26.97%. We hold COVID-19 testing clinics on Monday's from 1:30pm - 3:30pm and Tuesday's from 9:30am - 11:30am at our campus in Westover. No appointment necessary. COVID-19 testing is also available at local urgent care centers or your primary care physician's office. We offer 1st, 2nd, additional and booster doses of Moderna, Pfizer, and J&J every Wednesday and Friday from 9:30am - 12pm or 1:30pm - 3:30pm at our campus in Westover. Appointments are preferred. It is important to continue to practice COVID-19 safety measures to reduce the spread. We strongly encourage wearing a mask in public indoor and outdoor settings where physical distancing is not possible. The best way to protect yourself against severe illness, hospitalization or death is to get vaccinated and boosted.For more COVID-19 information, please visit coronavirus.maryland.gov. To schedule a booster appointment or for questions about COVID-19 testing, please call 443-523-1920. *PLEASE NOTE: We will be posting daily COVID #'s and positivity rates Monday through Friday only* ... See MoreSee Less
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It's time for a 5 minute mental health check-in. How are you feeling? Have you drank enough water today? Had a good nights' sleep? Been kind to yourself and other's? Take a minute to stretch your muscles. You've got this! ⭐ ... See MoreSee Less
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You can now order FREE at-home COVID-19 test kits online. Use this link: www.covidtests.gov/ ... See MoreSee Less
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January is National Blood Donor Month. During the winter months blood donations are difficult to collect because of busy holiday schedules and bad weather. Donate blood this winter and give the gift of life. #WellnessWednesday ... See MoreSee Less
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