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 Maryland Access Point (MAP) is a "one stop shop" for Worcester County residents to access information and services to help aging and vulnerable adults remain in the community. Worcester County MAP consists of a multi-agency platform consisting of Worcester County Health Department, Worcester County Department of Social Services and Worcester County Commission on Aging. The Adult Services programs of these agencies work cooperatively to help aging and vulnerable adults navigate their resource and support options. 

 

 


Maryland Access Point (MAP) of Worcester County

Phone Number: 410-632-9915

Toll Free: 1-844-MAP-LINK (1-844-627-5465)

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Location: 4767 Snow Hill Rd. Snow Hill, MD 21863

Hours: 8:00am- 4:30pm

Eligibility: Any adult 18 years or older (Worcester County residents), regardless of income

Service (s) 

- Single point of entry to Adult Service programs provided by Worcester County Health Dept., Department of Social Services, and Commission on Aging.

-Provides information, assistance and referral to aging, vulnerable, or functionally disabled adults, and their caregivers

-Options Counseling- planning and coordination for long-term care services and planning for future needs.

-Education, system navigation & linkage to community resources. 

-Application/enrollment assistance to community programs & services. 

Fee for Service: None

 


Adult Evaluation and Review Services (AERS) 

Phone Number: 410-632-9915

Location: 4767 Snow Hill Rd. Snow Hill, MD 21863

Hours: 8:00am- 4:30pm

Eligibility: Any Worcester County resident (aging or functionally disabled adult) who is at risk of placement in a long-term care facility. 

Service (s): 

-An AERS Nurse or Social Worker provide a comprehensive assessment in the client's home or current location

-Identify community services available to help residents remain in the community, or in the least restrictive environment

-Develop an individualized plan of care to address the client's identified needs.

-Interpretation services are available

Fee of Service: None

 

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WCHD News

Spring is just on the horizon and Worcester Health is encouraging residents to take part in this year's #1BillionStepsChallenge. Our team this year is WorcesterSpringSteps (#273). You can register with the link below through MoveSpring using the code APHA2019. It is completely free to register and participate.

For more information please contact 410-632-0056. Thank you!

(Click the image below to register)

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What’s the Bottom Line on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults?

  • The use of e-cigarettes is unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults.
  • Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s.1
  • E-cigarettes can contain other harmful substances besides nicotine.
  • Young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future.

Click the image below for more information about youth vaping.

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Winter storms create a higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning, and heart attacks from overexertion. Winter storms and blizzards can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice, and high winds.

Take Care During Winter Storms:

  • Stay off roads.
  • Stay indoors and dress warmly.
  • Prepare for power outages.
  • Use generators outside only and away from windows.
  • Listen for emergency information and alerts.
  • Look for signs of hypothermia and frostbite.
  • Check on neighbors.

Learn more about snow and extreme cold safety here.

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Local Health Improvement Coalitions (LHICs) equip local jurisdictions to determine their public health priorities and address specific public health concerns. The Worcester County Local Health Improvement Coalition seeks a broad membership from the community to assist the local health department and its partners in determining local health priorities and the Community Health Improvement Plan. 

Click the image below for a full schedule of upcoming LHIC meetings:

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Salisbury, MD- What do you picture when you think of “heart health?” We asked women across the Lower Eastern Shore to tell their stories about how heart health has affected their families and themselves, as well as the importance of a healthy lifestyle. We are sharing those accounts across social media and screening the videos at the 2019 Go Red event in February.

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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.

 Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program