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Worcester County Health Department Maintains National Accreditation Status through the Public Health Accreditation Board

Maintaining Accreditation through PHAB Ensures WCHD’s Capacity to Continue to Evolve, Improve, and Advance

Snow Hill, MD- The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) today announced it has successfully completed a review process to maintain national accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The nonprofit PHAB works to advance and transform public health practice by championing performance improvement, strong infrastructure, and innovation. In maintaining its accreditation status for another five years, WCHD has demonstrated that it meets PHAB’s quality standards and measures and has the capacity to continue to evolve, improve and advance, thereby becoming increasingly effective at improving the health of the residents of Worcester County. 

Third Dose/Booster Vaccine Information

Worcester is scheduling an additional dose (a third dose in the series) of Pfizer or Moderna COVID vaccine for persons recommended below (per CDC website):

Who Needs an Additional COVID-19 Vaccine?

Currently, CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose. This includes people who have:

Worcester Health Partners with Ocean City Chamber of Commerce to offer COVID-19 Vaccines

Ocean City, MD– Additional COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be held at the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce located at 12320 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842 for anyone age 18 and older. Vaccines are safe, convenient, and effective. 

Worcester Health Launches New Web Page Dedicated to Diabetes Education and Prevention

Snow Hill, MD – The Prevention Services Program of the Worcester County Health Department is excited to announce the launch of two newly designed web pages that focus on diabetes education and prevention. The web pages are easy to navigate and user friendly.

Worcester Health hosting Summer Wellness Camp in June

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department is hosting a free four-day Summer Wellness Camp 9am to 1pm each day from June 21-June 24 at the Delmarva Discovery Museum (2 Market St, Pocomoke City, 21851). The camp will include local guest speakers with presentations that will help prepare youth for their teenage years.