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The Community Health Program consists of Registered Nurses who provide a wide range of nursing services in a variety of settings to Worcester County residents of all ages. Community Health Nurses assess, support, educate, and encourage individuals to be independent in meeting their care needs within a self-care framework. Care also focuses on disease prevention, treatment referrals, and education on personal and family emergency preparedness. The goal of nursing services is to work with individuals and families to achieve an optimal level of well being.


 

Services

Services provided under Community Health include:

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WCHD News

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Baltimore, MD (September 22, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has posted to its website the second-quarter 2016 data report of fatal overdoses. From January to June, Maryland saw 920 deaths related to overdose, 319 more than this point last year. The report is posted at https://goo.gl/oNlvlz.   
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Maryland Medicaid initiative to incentivize counseling in drug treatment. Change will update reimbursements to Medication Assisted Treatment providers.
 
Baltimore, MD (September 6, 2016) – Today, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announces that effective March 1, 2017, it will implement a new payment policy for community-based Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) – a clinical intervention that combines the use of medications and substance use disorder counseling.  
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