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Spring Rabies Clinics Available in Worcester

Worcester Health encourages rabies awareness in 2019

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department has confirmed five rabies cases locally since the beginning of 2019, highlighting the importance of rabies awareness and proper pet vaccination. Rabies vaccination clinics are available in May 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. Clinics are available at:

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Worcester Health Wears Green for Children's Mental Health Matters Week

Snow Hill, MD – As many as one-in-five children experience a mental, emotional, or behavioral health problem before the age of 18, yet 70-percent of school-aged children with a diagnosable mental illness do not receive treatment. Children’s Mental Health Matters Week stretches from May 5-11 this year and the Worcester County Health Department, in partnership with the Worcester County Local Behavioral Health Authority, and Worcester County Local Management Board, are asking residents of Worcester to wear Green on May 9 to raise awareness of the challenges of coping with mental illness and the importance of reducing stigma.

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