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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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Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
You may be eligible for screening at no cost to you. Yearly breast exams, mammograms, and regular Pap tests help to detect breast and cervical problems and when found early, can be treated more easily, adding years to your life. > Find out if you are eligible

Stop Overdoses

Free Overdose Response Training
The Health Department is hosting a series of Naloxone trainings. The next one takes place on February 9, 2017 at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center. 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

 


  • February 25, 2017
    Calvert County Community
    Baby Shower
    9:30 am – 11:30 am
    Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
    Free Gifts for Parents & Babies
    > More Info
  • March 7, 2017
    Overdose Response Training
    5:00 pm
    Northeast Community Center
    > Register
    > More Info
  • April 5, 2017
    Overdose Response Training
    7:00 pm
    Southern Community Center
    > Register
    > More Info

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