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    • 17 JAN 18
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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

    • 04 JAN 18
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    Winter Weather Update

    As the winter storm starts to wind down, clearing should ensue fairly quickly this afternoon and evening. Blowing snow, the sustained high winds, and frigid temperatures may cause traffic issues this evening. The winds following the storm will continue overnight through Saturday, sustaining from the NNW from 20-35 mph and gusts upwards of 40-50 mph are

    • 26 DEC 17
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    Cecil County Freezing Weather Plan Activation Extended Through January 7

    Cecil County’s Freezing Weather Plan, first activated on December 26, 2017, has been extended through January 7, 2018 based on the current weather forecast. Under this plan, an emergency motel voucher system is being implemented to respond to freezing weather for vulnerable homeless residents of Cecil County.  Limited motel funds will be used until exhausted. 

    • 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:

    • 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.