Inter-Agency Heroin and Opioid Coordinating Council to meet Thursday. Governmental task force is part of Governor Hogan’s push against overdoses.
Baltimore, MD (February 8, 2016) – Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Van Mitchell announced the Inter-Agency Heroin and Opioid Coordinating Council’s first meeting of 2016 today. The meeting will occur on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Senate Finance Committee Hearing Room, at 3 East Miller Street, Annapolis, MD.
Health and Mental Hygiene working with CDC to monitor Zika activity, coordinate testing.
Baltimore, MD (February 5, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been monitoring the activity and transmission of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus that has caused the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue travel warnings for pregnant women.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention issue national alert about flu. Marylanders are urged to get flu shot, to take steps to minimize virus’ spread.
Baltimore, MD (February 3, 2016) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued an alert about an increase in seasonal influenza activity across the nation. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is reminding residents to safeguard their health by getting a flu shot and by practicing steps to minimize the virus’ spread.