Posted: Monday, September 16th, 2019

Homeless Alliance for the Lower Shore Seeks Members

Westover, Md. –  The Somerset County Health Department is the Continuum of Care (CoC) Lead for the Homeless Alliance for the Lower Shore Continuum of Care Committee (HALS CoC). The HALS CoC is a group of individuals from Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties formed around the common concern of homelessness. Members include representatives from local…

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Posted: Friday, August 9th, 2019

Back to School Required Vaccines to be Given at the Somerset County Health Dept.

Westover, Md. – The Somerset County Health Department will again hold their annual mass back to school vaccination clinics on August 26, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, on September 9 and 16 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm and again on September 23 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Free vaccinations are for…

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Posted: Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Somerset County Cooling Centers to Open

Westover, Maryland – With temperatures in the upper 90’s and the heat index forecasted over 100 degrees this week, the following sites will be open in Somerset County to help residents stay cool:            Princess Anne Library (11767 Beechwood St., Princess Anne)            10:00 a.m. – 7:00…

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Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

New Tanning Bed Law Goes Into Effect Oct. 1, 2019

Maryland Department of Health launches outreach about new law starting Oct. 2019 that bans tanning devices for minors   Baltimore, MD —The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) will start outreach efforts this week to alert residents that the use of tanning devices will soon be off limits for users under the age of 18. Beginning Oct. 1,…

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Posted: Friday, June 21st, 2019

Fox being tested for rabies, June 21, 2019

HEALTH DEPARTMENT TESTING FOX FOR POSSIBLE RABIES IN SOMERSET COUNTY  Westover, Md. – On June 21, 2019, a fox was sent to the state lab for testing to determine if it has rabies. The fox was picked up in the Westover/Fairmount area in Somerset County. The Somerset County Health Department is advising all residents to be…

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