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Maryland's First Case of Seasonal Flu 2016

Maryland sees 1st confirmed case of seasonal flu, urges residents to get shots. Department Secretary, Deputy Secretary get vaccinated in Charles County.

Baltimore, MD (October 7, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is announcing the arrival of seasonal influenza, with the first confirmed case of the 2016-2017 influenza season. The first laboratory-confirmed case of the flu has been diagnosed in an adult in the National Capitol Region. With an extended weekend in store for many Marylanders, now is a good time to get a flu shot.

Maryland's Minority Health Office Nets $1 Million Grant, Largest in its History
Maryland’s Minority Health office nets $1 million grant, largest in its history. Funds from U.S. HHS to boost healthcare access in Prince George’s County.
 
Baltimore, MD (September 16, 2015) – The Maryland Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) has received its largest grant since its establishment in 2004. MHHD received a five-year grant award totaling $1million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health’s State Partnership Grant Program to Improve Minority Health.  
Maryland Sees First Confirmed Human Case of West Nile Virus in 2015
Residents are reminded to take precautions to reduce risk during summer, fall
 
Baltimore, MD (August 18, 2015) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) today is announcing the first confirmed and locally acquired case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Maryland this year. The infected individual is an adult who lives in the Baltimore Metropolitan region. In addition, WNV also has been detected in mosquito pools collected in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties. A mosquito pool is a group of mosquitoes collected at one of several trap sites across the state.
Maryland Promoting Safeguards
Maryland promoting safeguards for seniors for Falls Prevention Week. Sept. 20-26; older residents' ER visits for falls outpace those for any other injury.
Maryland's Minority Health Office Nets $1 million Grant
Maryland’s Minority Health office nets $1 million grant, largest in its history. Funds from U.S. HHS to boost healthcare access in Prince George’s County.

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  • Snow Hill Main Office

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    Open: Monday - Friday

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Saturday by appointment for behavioral health clients.

    6040 Public Landing Road

    Snow Hill, Maryland 21863

    Phone: 410-632-1100

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  • Ocean City Youth Drop-In and Health Center

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    Services for summer visitors and workers at Ocean City.

    *Closed for the winter season*

    4 Caroline Street

    Ocean City, Maryland 21842-4114

    Phone: 410-289-4044

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  • Pocomoke Health Center

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    Open: Monday - Thursday

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    400-A Walnut Street

    Pocomoke, Maryland 21851

    Phone: 410-957-2005

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  • Berlin Health Center

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    Open: Monday - Friday

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Next to Atlantic General Hospital.

    9730 Healthway Drive

    Berlin, Maryland 21811

    Phone: 410-629-0164

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  • W.A.C.S. Health Center

    Worcester Addictions Cooperative Service Center

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    Open: Monday - Thursday

    8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    11827 Ocean Gateway

    Ocean City, Maryland 21842

    Phone: 410-213-0202

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  • Charles & Martha Fulton Senior Center (MAP)

    Maryland Access Point Center

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    Open: Monday - Friday

    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    4767 Snow Hill Road

    Snow Hill, Maryland 21863-4051

    Phone: 410-632-9915

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  • Center For Clean Start (C4CS)

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    Open: Monday - Friday

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    926 Snow Hill Road

    Cottage 200

    Salisbury, Maryland 21804

    Phone: 410-742-3460

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  • Dental Center

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    Serves children up to

    age 20 by appointment.

    107 William Street

    Berlin, Maryland 21811

    Phone: 410-641-0240

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  • Isle of Wight Center Office of Environmental Health (IOW)

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    Open: Monday - Friday

    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    13070 St. Martin's Neck Road

    Bishopville, Maryland 21813

    Phone: 410-352-3234

    From Pocomoke Call: 410-641-9559


    Also located at IOW:


    Worc. Co. Dept. of Development, Review and Permitting:

    410-352-3057


    Worc. Co. Treasurer's Office:

    410-352-3055


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