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Latest News

    • 28 JUN 17

    Rabid Cat Found in Brewster Bridge Road Area of Elkton

    Cecil County Health Department reports that a cat collected by Cecil County Animal Services on Friday, June 23 has tested positive for rabies. This cat was described as a small to medium sized white cat with one blue eye. The stray cat was collected from the same residence near the Brewster Bridge/Elk Mills Road area

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    • 27 JUN 17

    Closed Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day

    Cecil County Health Department will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. We will be open on Wednesday, July 5 for normal business hours.

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    • 16 JUN 17

    Interpreting Services

    Interpreting services are available free of charge for all Cecil County Health Department services. Call 410-996-5550 for assistance. Se ofrecen servicios gratuitos de intérpretes a todos los clientes que reciban servicios del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Cecil. En Español: 410-996-5550, Extension 4680.

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    • 16 JUN 17

    Mental Health or Substance Abuse Crisis?

    For 24/7 information, referral or crisis assistance with a substance abuse or mental health issue, call Eastern Shore Crisis Resource Helpline: 1-888-407-8018

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    • 16 JUN 17

    Stop Lyme Disease in its Tracks

    Ticks are most active during warmer months. Reducing exposure to ticks is the best defense against Lyme disease and other tick borne infections. Learn more about Lyme Disease and be sure to read this Lyme Disease information for children.

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    • 16 JUN 17

    Stay Safe in Hot Weather

    Keep an eye on news and information channels for heat advisories. In extreme heat, stay in air conditioned environments and be sure to limit strenuous outdoor activity. Read more here for facts about which people are at greatest risk for heat-related illness and what protective actions to take to prevent illness or death.

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    • 22 FEB 17

    Zika Virus Information Center

    Pregnant women should avoid travel to areas known to have Zika-infected mosquitoes, which includes all of Miami-Dade County, Florida. Zika can be transmitted through sex, so take precautions after traveling. Tell your health provider if you’ve traveled. Please click here to learn more about Zika.

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    • 22 FEB 17

    Advisory Committee and Task Force Schedule

    The Cecil County Community Health Advisory Committee (CHAC) is a partnership of community organizations, government, groups, and individuals that works closely with several task forces and advisory councils to improve health in Cecil County. Meetings are held at Cecil County Health Department Auditorium, 401 Bow St., Elkton, unless otherwise noted. Upcoming meetings are: Mental Health

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