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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 

 

calling all community organizations! are you interested in helping youth establish healthy relationships, empowerment, and character building with a goal of reducing teen pregnancy? submit a proposal! 

The Somerset County Health Department is soliciting proposals from community and school based organizations interested in funding to implement Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) programming at county after-school and/or community centers. The program will be implemented using an evidence-based curriculum “MAD: Making a Difference!” to youth ages of 10-19. (see Attachment A). This grant will also focus on helping youth with healthy relationships, empowerment, innovative thinking, and character building. Proposals must be submitted to Rowan Renshaw, Somerset County Health Department via email at rowan.renshaw@maryland.gov by December 17, 2021. Questions related to this application are permitted by emailing Mrs. Renshaw or calling 443-523-1700. For the full application, click here. 

 

calling all community organizations! are you interested in funding activities that address child and adult obesity? submit a proposal! 

The Somerset County Health Department is accepting proposals for programs and activities that address adult and child obesity in Somerset and Wicomico County, Maryland. These funds are made possible through the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission Grant Funds. All Somerset and Wicomico County community-based organizations, churches, recreational entities, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply for grant funding. To prevent and reduce childhood and adult obesity rates through evidenced-based, family focused approaches to improve nutrition, reduce food insecurity, and increase physical activity. Funds can be for new nutritional or weight loss or physical activity programs, equipment, walking activities, etc. This Request for Proposals is competitive. A total of $85,000 is available in funds. More than one proposal will be funded depending on application and review score. Proposals should be mailed or hand delivered to Christie Taylor at the Somerset County Health Department at 8928 Sign Post Road, Suite 2, Westover, MD 21871 by 3 p.m. on December 23, 2021. For the full application, click here.

 

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 7 new cases bringing our total to 3,448. The state positivity rate is at 5.04%. Our county positivity rate is at 3.56%. Runny nose? Cough? Fever? New loss of taste or smell? Even a small symptom could mean COVID. Get tested. You should stay away from others until you get your results back. Our next testing clinic will be Tuesday, December 7 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 physicians office.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.For more COVID-19 stats, visit somersethealth.org. Questions? Call 443-523-1920. ... See MoreSee Less
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