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Spring Smoking Cessation Classes
 Struggling to Quit? We can help. Click below to learn more about our spring smoking cessation classes.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 April 2017 12:27
 
Recovery is a Decision
Addiction is a Disease. Recovery is a Decision. Decisions Matter. If you or someone you know struggles with substance abuse, help is available locally. Call 410.213.0202 to learn more.

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Last Updated on Monday, 27 March 2017 10:39
 
May Rabies Vaccine Clinic 2017
Rabies Clinics will be offered in Worcester County this May. Click the flyer below for more information. 
Last Updated on Monday, 27 March 2017 10:25
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New Smoking Cessation Program for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
New Smoking Cessation Program for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
 
Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department will offer quit smoking classes this spring at the Center 4 Clean Start (C4CS), an addictions treatment center for pregnant and post-partum women. 
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 March 2017 15:53
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Lifestyle Balance Winter 2017
Winter Lifestyle Balance Classes in Worcester County will be starting in January. Classes will be held at the Girdletree Volunteer Fire Department in southern Worcester and at the Atlantic Club at the northend of the county. Lifestyle Balance empowers individuals who are pre-diabetic or at-risk for diabetes to make healthy lifestyle choices. Click the flyers below to learn more about classes and how to register.



 
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Last Updated on Friday, 30 December 2016 11:56
 
Don't Let Alcohol Call the Shots: Know the Consequences of Underage and Binge Drinking

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The Worcester County Underage and Binge Drinking Awareness Task Force is launching a public awareness campaign to focus on reducing the instances of  underage and binge drinking among youth and young adults in our county.  According to the CDC, alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States.  Although drinking by persons under the age of 21 is illegal, people aged 12 to 20 years drink 11% of all alcohol consumed in the United States. More than 90% of this alcohol is consumed in the form of binge drinks.  
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 13:25
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Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department took part in the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) One Billion Steps Challenge this spring, walking more than six million steps between February and April. Members of Just Walk, Lifestyle Balance, and other Worcester Health programs helped our county place third out of 696 teams across the country.
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Governor Larry Hogan Releases Heroin & Opioid Abuse Awareness PSA, "Before It's Too Late." Governor, Actor Michael Kelly Urge Parents to Talk to Their Kids About Drug Abuse.
 
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today released a statewide public service announcement (PSA) urging parents to discuss the risks of heroin and opioid abuse with their children. The 30- and 60-second PSAs, titled "Before It's Too Late," feature actor Michael Kelly, star of an award-winning television series filmed in Maryland.
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First Lady Yumi Hogan to host reception for behavioral health art show 20 Md. artists to shine in Annapolis exhibition to raise awareness, to fight stigma
 
Annapolis, MD (March 24, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Behavioral Health Administration is announcing an art exhibition featuring 20 Maryland artists who use their art to challenge the stigma surrounding behavioral health issues and to raise public awareness. The exhibition will be held April 24 at the Lowe House Office Building with an opening reception hosted by Maryland’s First Lady, Yumi Hogan.
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