The Prevention Services unit includes health education and prevention programs that promote healthy lifestyle practices through a variety of prevention strategies and interventions designed to reduce the risks among individuals, families, and communities in Worcester County. This is an interdisciplinary team of health professionals including: prevention specialist, nurses, health educators, outreach workers, social workers, an exercise physiologist, and a nutritionist.
The Prevention Services Team is divided into programs addressing the following health areas: Cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer; drug and alcohol prevention; tobacco control and cessation; chronic disease prevention focusing on diabetes; parent education; highway safety and Safe Routes to School Coordination, Combating Underage Drinking; HIV/AIDS prevention; and Domestic Violence prevention. Strategies include health promotion and education, trainings, after school programs, health screenings, resource materials, and community advocacy.
Prevention Program Services are available to community groups, youth groups, schools, churches, and worksites.
Snow Hill Main Office
6040 Public Landing Rd
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone: 410-632-1100, ext. 4.
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., except Wednesdays - 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 July 2010 08:36