Posted: Monday, May 21st, 2018

Swim Healthy—Stay Healthy

Maryland’s Departments of Health, the Environment, and Natural Resources Raise Awareness for National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Baltimore, MD (May 21, 2018) –  National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week runs May 21-27, the week leading up to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. The Secretaries of Maryland’s Departments of Health, the Environment, and Natural Resources encourage all…

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Posted: Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

FREE Grocery Store Tours Coming to Princess Anne

Somerset County, Md. – The Somerset County Health Department is hosting another  Grocery Store Tour in partnership with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), Department of Human Ecology at Food Lion Supermarkets in Princess Anne, MD on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 5:15 p.m.   Participants will learn how to read labels, shop on…

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Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Practice Prevention Measures During Tickborne Disease Awareness Month And Throughout Tick Season

Prevention Efforts Reduce the Spread of Tickborne Diseases                                                                  Baltimore, MD (May 8, 2018)—The warmer weather of spring means an increased risk of tickborne disease transmission. In an effort to help prevent the increased spread of disease, the month of May has been recognized as Tickborne Disease Awareness Month.  The growing number and spread of tickborne…

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Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2018

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 28, 2018

Maryland Communities Hosting Collections from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ANNAPOLIS, MD — National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 28, 2018. Aimed at providing a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, Drug Take Back Day is also for educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. “On…

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Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic Into Law

Enhances Heroin and Opioid Overdose Prevention Efforts ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Larry Hogan was joined today by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch to sign a number of bills aimed at combatting the opioid epidemic into law, including the Overdose Data Reporting Act and the Controlled Dangerous Substances – Volume Dealers Act, at…

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