For Immediate Release: May 2, 2020 Re: Confirmed Rabies in Kitten in Big Pool The Washington County Health Department has confirmed rabies in a kitten […]
For Immediate Release: April 22, 2020 Re: Food Protection in Washington County- Protecting Public Health Recently, our Environmental Health Division has received complaints regarding entrepreneurs […]
For Immediate Release: April 2, 2020 Re: Confirmed Rabies in Feral Cat in Sharpsburg The Washington County Health Department has confirmed rabies in […]
March 26, 2020 Re: Confirmed Rabies in Feral Cat in Smithsburg The Washington County Health Department has confirmed rabies in a feral cat located […]
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Open enrollment for insurance plans is now going on from November 1, 2019 until December 15, 2019. Call toll free at 888-202-0212 to schedule an appointment for free in-person help with enrolling in health insurance.
October 17, 2019 Media Contact: Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536 Maureen Regan, Deputy Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-8649 Maryland Department of Health […]
On July 18, 2019 the Maryland Department of Health sent out a press release alerting residents to follow safety tips and take precautions to avoid […]
State Releases 2018 Third Quarter Fatal Overdose Data Heroin and Prescription Opioid-Related Deaths Continue to Show Decline; Fentanyl and Cocaine-Related Deaths Continue to Rise BALTIMORE, […]
In collaborative effort with APPLES for Children, Inc., Washington County Public Schools, Head Start of Washington County, Inc, The Washington County Family Center and The Judy Center of Washington County, we […]
The Maryland Department of Health is warning consumers to avoid eating fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela because of potential risk of infection. The Department is investigating a cluster of Vibrio infections in individuals who reported eating “fresh” (non-pasteurized) crab meat—from a plastic tub—with a label indicating that it is imported from Venezuela. […]
The Washington County Health Department now has a new and more effective vaccine for the painful shingles virus! If you are over 50 and have […]