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Opinion Editorial: Faces of Domestic ViolenceLove, respect, trust and safety are the hallmarks of a strong family. Domestic violence shatters all of those character traits, leaving behind broken families, broken communities and a lifetime of shame and mistrust of others.

When efforts to eliminate domestic violence were started by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence in October 1981, few realized the extent of violence committed against women and children. National data indicate a woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds in the United States. Nationally, that translates into more than 10 million women – and some men – annually who are physically or emotionally abused by an intimate partner in our country. > Read More

Motor Vehicle Deaths in the U.S.Reducing motor vehicle crash deaths was one of the great public health achievements of the late 20th century. However, more than 32,000 people are killed and 2 million are injured each year from motor vehicle crashes. In 2013, the US crash death rate was more than twice the average of other high-income countries. > Learn More

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Stress

Coping with Stress
With all of the hustle and bustle this time of the year brings, it can be extremely stressful. Learn how to recognize and manage stress with these 5 self-care tips. Have a happy and healthy holiday season.
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Stop Overdoses

Free Overdose Response Training
The Health Department is hosting a series of Naloxone trainings. The next one takes place on December 13, 2016 at Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad & Fire Department. Naloxone is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids especially... > More Info

Flu Bug

Information for the 2016-2017 Flu Season
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccination. Yearly vaccination for persons 6 months and older is the best way to prevent getting the flu. > More Info

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Attention: Veterans of Calvert County
Transportation is a huge barrier for many Veterans who need services. Are you frustrated by the time it takes to get to medical appointments? You may qualify for door-to-door transportation to medical appointments. > More Info

 


  • November – Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • December 13, 2016
    Overdose Response Training
    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad & Fire Department
    > More Info
  • January 11, 2017
    Living Well with Diabetes
    Free 6-week Workshop
    Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Harriet E. Brown Community Center > Registration Form
    > More Info
  • January 12, 2017
    Living Well with Diabetes
    Free 6-week Workshop
    Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Calvert Pines Senior Citizen Center
    > Registration Form
    > More Info

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