Posted: Monday, December 7th, 2020

Covid testing Week of Dec. 7

(Westover, MD)  As our Covid-19 case numbers continue to increase, the Somerset County Health Department will again host multiple testing events next week. These indoor events will be held at Washington High School,10902 Old Princess Anne Road, Princess Anne, MD on the following dates and times: December 7, 12:30p – 3:30p December 8, 9a -…

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Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

On World AIDS Day, Maryland Department of Health reminds Marylanders that free HIV home testing is available to all who need it

Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) marked World AIDS Day today by encouraging Marylanders to take advantage of the HIV home-testing kits offered through the Virginia and Maryland Home HIV Testing Program. To help address a decline in individuals seeking HIV testing and care during the COVID-19 pandemic, the program now makes…

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Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Flu vaccination clinic for children

Westover, Md. –It is flu season and now more important than ever for children to receive a flu vaccination. The Somerset County Health Department is holding curbside flu vaccination clinics for children on the following dates in December from 12p – 4p: December 2 December 9 December 16 The clinics are free and by appointment. …

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Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Maryland Health Department issues holiday guidance urging caution with travel and large gatherings

Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) today released holiday guidance for Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, urging families to be extremely cautious with holiday travel and celebrations as infection numbers continue to spike in Maryland and the surrounding region.  Maryland is currently experiencing a significant increase in cases and hospitalizations compared to the…

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Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

STYROFOAM BAN IN EFFECT

 (Westover, MD) In Maryland, an expanded polystyrene ban, commonly known as styrofoam, went into effect on July 1, 2020. Under this law, a person may not sell or offer for sale in the state an expanded polystyrene (EPS) food service product; and a food service business or school may not sell or provide food or beverages…

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