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Date Correction for Diabetes Awareness Presentation

Worcester Health will host an informative presentation on healthy eating, physical activity, and diabetes prevention on November 20, 2019, at the Snow Hill Library from 1-2pm. 

No Such Thing as a Bad Kid training comes to Worcester

Educational training hosted by Worcester’s Local Management Board on Friday

Snow Hill, MD- Worcester County’s Initiative to Preserve Families, also known as the Local Management Board (LMB), will host No Such Thing as a Bad Kid on Friday, November 8, 2019. This ground-breaking training based on a progressive approach to nurturing successful students will be provided to over 60 educators and administrative staff through a partnership with Worcester County Public Schools.

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day

 

Snow Hill, MD- November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day is celebrated on November 14. The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) is encouraging both those with diabetes and those at-risk for developing the disease to use healthy practices and prevention techniques this fall and winter. For those already living with diabetes, WCHD sponsors a free monthly diabetes support group monthly every third Wednesday, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Snow Hill Library. The support group is facilitated by a Registered Dietitian and a Community Health Educator, who tips and information to help individuals manage their diabetes and reinforce self-management skills.

Health Insurance Enrollment through Maryland Health Connection Starts Nov. 1

 

Snow Hill, MD (Oct. 28, 2019) – Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester County residents can enroll in health and dental coverage through Maryland Health Connection beginning Friday, Nov. 1. Maryland Health Connection is the state’s official health insurance marketplace. MarylandHealthConnection.gov is a one-stop shop to browse plans, compare coverage and costs, and enroll. Residents have until Sunday, Dec. 15, to sign up for 2020 coverage.

Fall Rabies Vaccination Clinics

Worcester Health to offer fall rabies vaccination clinics

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department has confirmed sixteen rabies cases locally since the beginning of 2019, emphasizing the importance of rabies awareness and proper pet vaccination. Rabies vaccination clinics are available in October in two locations in the county. Worcester Health encourages residents with unvaccinated pets, or pets whose vaccinations have lapsed and need a booster, to attend the low-cost clinics and to avoid contact with wild animals, particularly those who are acting sick or in an unusual manner. Locations, dates and times for the clinics are:

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