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Surveys Seeking Feedback on Youth Alcohol Access
 
The Worcester County Health Department is requesting parents and teens in the county participate in a survey on ease of underage alcohol access. Results of the survey will assist public health officials in evaluating the effectiveness of local underage alcohol abuse prevention strategies. Links to both the adult and teen survey can be found below.
Last Updated on Friday, 31 July 2015 12:23
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Pre-Diabetes Risk Screening Test
 
Click the image below for a printable PDF of the test. For more information contact the Worcester County Health Department at 410-632-0056.
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 14:48
 
Decisions Matter Commercial Filming
Thank you to all of the volunteer actors, and the members of the community who lent their home as a filming location, who helped WCHD shoot a public opioid awareness ad on Wednesday. The ad will be airing locally in the near future on cable stations across Worcester. For a full photo album visit our Facebook page.


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Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015 13:51
 
Get Moving Physical Activity Guide
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 15:29
 
 

WCHD News

Hepatitis C is most common chronic, blood-borne viral infection in the state
 
Baltimore, MD (July 28, 2015) – On World Hepatitis Day, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DHMH) Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA) is calling for increased awareness of Hepatitis C.  
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Waiving IMD Exclusion also would help those with mental health disorders
 
Baltimore, MD (July 28, 2015) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is seeking a federal waiver from the Institution for Mental Diseases (IMD) Exclusion (also known as the “IMD Exclusion”). This waiver would significantly expand the scope of treatment options available to Medicaid enrollees with substance use and mental health disorders.
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Parents urged to check vehicles before walking away from them
 
Baltimore, MD (July 16, 2015) – The first heat-related death of the 2015 season has occurred, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) has confirmed. The death occurred in June, and was a female under age 4 in Baltimore City who was left in a car.
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