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, training, after school programs, health screenings, resource materials, and community advocacy.
- Prevention Program Services are available to community groups, youth groups, schools, churches, and work-sites.
- Asset Building for Youth Training
- Blood Pressure Monitoring
- Cancer Control/Screenings
- Child Safety Education Program
- Community Health Advocacy - Community members are invited to participate
- Diabetes Prevention and Education
- Healthy Lifestyles - Chronic Disease Prevention
- Highway Safety Program
- HIV/AIDS Prevention
- Injury Prevention
- Parenting Education
- High School Grads Play It Safe - Alcohol & Other Drugs Prevention
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention
- Tobacco Prevention & Cessation
- Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) Training
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.