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: nurses, health educators, outreach workers, exercise physiologist, nutritionist, public information officer, prevention specialists, program coordinators, and parent educators
The Prevention Services Team encompasses programs addressing the following health areas: cancer screening, drug and alcohol prevention, tobacco control and cessation, chronic disease prevention focusing on diabetes, heart disease and other chronic health problems, parent education, combating underage and binge drinking, opioid misuse prevention, and HIV/AIDS prevention. Strategies include health promotion and education, trainings, after school programs, health screenings, worksite wellness, resource materials and community advocacy.
Prevention Program Services are available to community groups, youth groups, schools, churches, and worksites.
- Asset Building for Youth Training
- Blood Pressure Monitoring
- Cancer Control/Screenings
- Community Health Advocacy - Community members are invited to participate
- Diabetes Prevention and Education
- Healthy Lifestyles and 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.