State Launches Online Resource Database for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs
BALTIMORE, MD (February 14, 2013) - The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is launching a new online resource database for children and youth with special health care needs.
In Maryland, over one third of families of these children report that they cannot easily access needed community based services and half of the same families report that they need help finding services for their youngsters. For families in rural areas of the state, it can be even more difficult to find specialty services.
Community Resource Day for the Homeless
Snow Hill, Md. – The Worcester County Homeless Committee will host a Community Resource Day for homeless people or people at risk of homelessness from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on February 27 at Salem United Methodist Church, 500 2nd St. in Pocomoke.
Worcester County declares February - Children’s Dental Health Month
Snow Hill, Md. -- Proper oral hygiene and access to dental care are critical to the health and wellbeing of children and adults. Good oral health not only affects one’s ability to smile, chew, taste, and talk, but also prevents oral cancer, heart disease and other illnesses.
Worcester County Health Department Sponsors “Life Saving” Program in Collaboration with the Lower Shore YMCA in Pocomoke
Snow Hill, Md. -- Get fit, lose weight, and improve your health in group sessions lead by certified lifestyle coaches beginning March 4 in Pocomoke.
NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY
Baltimore, MD (February 1, 2013) – The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), African American organizations, and local public health agencies’ in observing National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NHBAAD) on February 7, 2013. This year’s theme is “Our Ancestors Fought That We Might Be Free - Even from HIV.”