Healthy and Safe Swimming Week: Maryland promotes safe fun in the water.
Baltimore, MD (May 24, 2016) – The Secretaries of Health and Mental Hygiene, Environment, and Natural Resources remind all Marylanders that National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week is the week before Memorial Day, from May 23-29, 2016. This year, the three Departments are focusing on simple steps that swimmers and pool operators can take to so that everyone has a safe and healthy swimming experience.
Hepatitis C medications available for Marylanders co-infected with HIV. MD AIDS Drug Assistance Program’s medicines list expands to help more clients.
Baltimore, MD (May 20, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau is expanding the Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program (MADAP) formulary to include medications for hepatitis C. This action enables MADAP clients to access treatments known to cure hepatitis C in as little as 12-24 weeks.
As Maryland colleges break for summer, a Zika awareness reminder. Mosquitoes spreading virus in many C. America, S. America, Caribbean countries.
Baltimore, MD (May 4, 2016) – As Maryland college students study for final exams and complete their projects, travel can factor heavily into their summer plans. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is reminding them and their families to take precautions to minimize the risk of contracting Zika.