Contact:
 Planning and Quality Services
 Snow Hill Health Center
 
 Phone: 410-632-1100
 
 Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
altThe Planning and Quality Program produces data reports on the health needs of Worcester County.  These reports are available for download on this website. 









For specific information about local health improvement planning, click: Health Improvement Planning. 


About Worcester County health assessments and health improvement plans:

The Worcester County community health assessment (CHA) and community health improvement plan (CHIP) are developed by Worcester County Health Department with the assistance and advice of the Worcester County Health Planning Advisory Council.  

Input is also sought from sister health and human services partners, the business community and residents through special meetings, other (usually disease/condition-focused) boards, councils and task forces.

 

Meeting Schedule for Worcester Health Planning Advisory Council:

The council meets the third Thursday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at the health department in Snow Hill. The council meets about six times a year.  

For more community health data, check out Worcester County Network of Care - Healthy  Communities

Reports:


You are welcome to use the data, but please report primary and secondary sources, noting the documents from our website from which you have obtained the data you are citing.

Please contact the Planning and Quality Program  at 410-632-1100 if you need data not available in the above reports.



This service is provided by the Administration Program and the Planning Program.
 

Substance Abuse Help

 

Zika Information

 

Rabies Information


     

WCHD News

Baltimore, MD (December 7, 2017) – The 14th Annual Maryland Health Equity Conference, which focuses on needed coordination, collaboration, and available opportunities to address population health and health disparities in Maryland, was held today in Baltimore.

Read more ...
The Worcester County Health Department is working with the Maryland Department of Health's Division of Outbreak Investigation to investigate an outbreak of gastroenteritis among attendees of a Beer and Oyster Festival held at Fager's Island Restaurant in Ocean City, MD on Saturday, November 4, 2017.  Read more ... Due to inclement weather, the Just Walk Making Strides event scheduled for today is rescheduled for 5-6 p.m. on October 18 at Byrd Park in Snow Hill. For more information, please call 410-632-0056.  Read more ...
Snow Hill, Md. – The Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program would like to announce this year’s open enrollment period which begins on November 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017 for Qualified Health and/or Dental plans. During this time, certified Navigators are available to assist individuals and families with the application and enrollment process into a private plan through the state marketplace, Maryland Health Connection.  
Read more ...
Snow Hill, MD- Worcester County Health Department is pleased to announce that the agency received a three-year, federal grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund a Rural Health Opioid program in Worcester. 
 
The grant is $250,000 annually and will support Worcester County’s ongoing coordination and response to the local opioid epidemic. The funding will be used to support efforts to reduce heroin/opioid use and overdose deaths; utilize outreach and motivational strategies to encourage and engage individuals into treatment, provide care coordination for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD), implement a public awareness campaign to reduce stigma associated with addiction treatment, and support individuals in recovery.
Read more ...
 Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program