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    • 01 NOV 17
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    Health Insurance Open Enrollment

    Health Insurance Open Enrollment for 2018 begins November 1, 2017 and ends December 15, 2017. Health Department MCHP staff are available to assist Cecil County residents with enrolling in health insurance and have extended their hours as follows: Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am – 6 pm and Friday from 7:30 am – 5 pm.

    • 24 OCT 17
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    Disease Awareness and Prevention for Outdoor Enthusiasts

    Maryland temperatures are cooling down, leaves are starting to turn, and everyone is enjoying our wonderful state during the fall months. Outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, bird watching, and hunting, can result in close contact with wild animals and exposure to diseases transmitted through direct contact, by arthropod vectors, and contaminated soil and water. Anyone

    • 19 OCT 17
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    Flu Vaccination Clinics for Cecil County K-5 Students

    Students from grades K-5 from any school in Cecil County (including home-school) can get a flu shot at no charge while supplies last, during any of the following flu vaccination clinics:  Wednesday, November 1 from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. at North East Elementary School, 301 Thomas Avenue, North East  Tuesday, November 7 from

    • 10 OCT 17
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    Community Health Advisory Committee and Task Force Schedule

    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. Click “Read more” below for a list of upcoming meetings of CHAC

    • 10 JUL 17
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    Rapid Hepatitis C Testing

    Starting July 11, 2017, the Health Department will offer free Rapid Hepatitis C testing for walk-in clients on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. For a full list of clinic services visit: http://cecilcountyhealth.org/clinicservices/

    • 16 JUN 17
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    Health Dept Distributes KI at West Cecil Health Center on June 21

    Cecil County residents who live near the Peach Bottom Nuclear Generating Station will be able to stock up on Potassium Iodide (KI) tablets at the West Cecil Health Center on June 21, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Health Department staff will be on hand to distribute the tablets, which residents in the Peach Bottom

    • 16 JUN 17
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    Mental Health Core Service Agency Advisory Council Meeting June 26

    The Mental Health Core Service Agency Advisory Council guides the Core Service Agency in planning, oversight, and implementation of public mental health system services available to Cecil County residents. This meeting is open to the public. Access is provided for people with disabilities. Interpreting services are available with advance notice. Meeting agenda is attached. For

    • 22 FEB 17
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    ALERT – County Agencies Warn Citizens of Recent Increase in Overdoses

    The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office and the Cecil County Departments of Emergency Services and Health have observed a significant increase in overdose events, including several fatalities, during the past few weeks. If you or someone you know uses illegal drugs, please be aware that using these potent drugs may lead to an overdose, even when

    • 01 NOV 16
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    Cecil County Sets Health Improvement Plan

    The Health Department and its partners, with input from the public, have developed Cecil County’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) to identify and address our top public health issues. Click here to read more and access the CHNA and CHIP. For questions, contact Dan Coulter at 443-245-3767.