The Worcester County Health Department offers a variety of services including evaluation, treatment, and referral for addictions and mental health issues, a variety of preventative services to help keep you healthy, nursing ser vices such as immunizations, and environmental health protection services. For more detail on most our services, click on one of the services listed below...



 

WCHD News

Maryland announces first confirmed case of Zika virus infection. Resident’s infection was confirmed through a blood test.
 
Baltimore, MD (February 11, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is announcing its first confirmed case of a Marylander being infected with the Zika virus. The mosquito-borne virus has caused the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue travel warnings for pregnant women. 
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Inter-Agency Heroin and Opioid Coordinating Council to meet Thursday. Governmental task force is part of Governor Hogan’s push against overdoses.
 
Baltimore, MD (February 8, 2016) – Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Van Mitchell announced the Inter-Agency Heroin and Opioid Coordinating Council’s first meeting of 2016 today. The meeting will occur on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Senate Finance Committee Hearing Room, at 3 East Miller Street, Annapolis, MD.
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Health and Mental Hygiene working with CDC to monitor Zika activity, coordinate testing.
 
Baltimore, MD (February 5, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been monitoring the activity and transmission of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus that has caused the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue travel warnings for pregnant women. 
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Featured Service of the Month

We offer FREE Smoking Cessation Classes

Did you know that the Health Department offers free group and individual smoking cessation counseling offered at sites throughout the county? Monetary vouchers are available for those wishing to add pharmacological therapy (Nicotine patch, gum, lozenge, and CHANTIX) to their behavior change efforts.

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