Spring Break Travelers Should Be Sure to Pack Zika Virus Precautions
Spring break travelers should be sure to pack Zika virus precautions. Mosquitoes spreading virus in many C. America, S. America, Caribbean countries. 
Baltimore, MD (February 23, 2016) – As college students and families pack for Spring Break vacations that might take them to popular destinations where the Zika virus is being spread by mosquito, Maryland is reminding them to exercise caution.  
Health and Mental Hygiene Working with CDC to Monitor Zika Activity, Coordinate Testing
Health and Mental Hygiene working with CDC to monitor Zika activity, coordinate testing.
Baltimore, MD (February 5, 2016) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been monitoring the activity and transmission of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus that has caused the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue travel warnings for pregnant women. 
Maryland Reports First Cold-Related Death this Season

Maryland reports first cold-related death this season.

BALTIMORE, MD (December 23, 2015) – The first Maryland death related to hypothermia this season has been reported, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The death was an adult male (aged 45-64 years) in Kent County with underlying medical conditions. The death occurred at the end of November. No additional details will be released, to protect the privacy of the family. There were 41 hypothermia-related deaths in Maryland during the 2014-2015 winter weather season.
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.

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  • Snow Hill Main Office


    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

  • Ocean City Youth Drop-In and Health Center


    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

  • Pocomoke Health Center


    Open: Monday - Thursday

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

    400-A Walnut Street

    Pocomoke, Maryland 21851

    Phone: 410-957-2005

  • Berlin Health Center


    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

  • W.A.C.S. Health Center

    Worcester Addictions Cooperative Service Center


    Open: Monday - Thursday

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

    11827 Ocean Gateway

    Ocean City, Maryland 21842

    Phone: 410-213-0202

  • Charles & Martha Fulton Senior Center (MAP)

    Maryland Access Point Center


    Open: Monday - Friday

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

    4767 Snow Hill Road

    Snow Hill, Maryland 21863-4051

    Phone: 410-632-9915

  • Center For Clean Start (C4CS)


    Open: Monday - Friday

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

    926 Snow Hill Road

    Cottage 200

    Salisbury, Maryland 21804

    Phone: 410-742-3460

  • Dental Center


    Serves children up to

    age 20 by appointment.

    107 William Street

    Berlin, Maryland 21811

    Phone: 410-641-0240

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


    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:


    Worc. Co. Treasurer's Office:




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