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 Program Structure

The Worcester County Health Department is committed to recovery and improving the mental health of the community.  The Mental Health Program provides a wide variety of services, specializing in mental health and addiction issues.


Our Mental Health Program is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.alt 

 



Suicide Prevention Program:

*Are you or someone you know having suicidal thoughts? Find out more by clicking here.

*Suvivors of Suicide Suport Group:
click here.


 Adult Services

Child and Adolescent Services

Families are the most important part of a child's life, therefore parents are asked to be the leaders of their child's services.

 FAQ’S


For a list of local physicians who accept medical assistance, please click here. The list is updated quarterly. 


Locations

Snow Hill Main Office
6040 Public Landing Road
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Directions
Phone : 410-632-1100

Berlin Health Center
9730 Healthway Drive
Berlin, Maryland 21811
Directions

Phone: 410-629-0164

Pocomoke Health Center
400-A Walnut Street
Pocomoke, MD
Directions
Phone: 410-957-2005

 
 

Substance Abuse Help

 

Zika Information

 

Rabies Information


     

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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 Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program