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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

Public Health Updates


Reminder: Hurricane Season is Still Here
Hurricane season starts on June 1st and runs through the end of November. In a quiet season it is easy to forget how potentially devastating a hurricane can be. Even if there’s no risk of a hurricane right now, it’s important to be safe and plan ahead. > Learn More

Stop Overdoses

Free Overdose Response Training
The Health Department is hosting a series of Naloxone trainings. The next one takes place on November 22, 2016 at Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad. 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


  • October 29, 2016
    Free Quit Tobacco Program
    9:00 am – 10:00 am,
    Saturdays for 8 Weeks
    Health Department,
    Prince Frederick
    Registration Required
    > More Info
  • November 15, 2016
    Diabetes Prevention Program
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Health Department,
    Prince Frederick
    > Registration Form
    > More Info
  • November 16, 2016
    Diabetes Prevention Program
    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
    > Registration Form
    > More Info

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