Category: In the News

Rabid Raccoon Found in Crownsville

RABIES ALERT- June 22, 2019 The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is seeking anyone who may have come in contact with a raccoon near the intersection of Birch Trail and Kyle Road in Crownsville, Maryland. The raccoon, which was found on June 20, has tested positive for rabies. If you or your pet had […]

Rabid Raccoon Found in Harwood

RABIES ALERT- June 11, 2019 Raccoon in Harwood Tests Positive for Rabies The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is seeking anyone who may have come in contact with a raccoon near the intersection of Polling House Road and Windsor Farm Road in Harwood, Maryland. The raccoon, which was found on June 7, has tested […]

Mayo Peninsula Well Requirements

Last updated: February 8, 2019In 1996, a Maryland Geological Survey Report documented the presence of a brackish water interface, more commonly known as saltwater intrusion, in the Aquia aquifer in a defined area of the Annapolis Neck Peninsula. After the lift of a moratorium on new sewer connections in the Mayo Peninsula that began in […]

Hot Weather Tips

Last updated: June 30, 2019 When the temperature rises and more people are enjoying outdoor summer activities, it is important to avoid dehydration and excessive exposure to the sun. The humidity also makes it harder to handle the hot temperatures. The Department of Health encourages all residents to be cautious of heat-related illnesses. Anne Arundel […]

Lyme Disease

Last updated: May 23, 2019Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in Anne Arundel County, as well as in Maryland and the United States. Cases of Lyme disease are found throughout the county and are not concentrated in any particular area. The county had 91 newly reported cases of Lyme disease in 2018, 121 […]

Health Care Coverage and More…

Last updated: December 10, 2018 Free Health Care Enrollment Assistance Click here Having health coverage provides protection and peace of mind if you or your family gets sick or has an accident.  Health coverage also provides preventive health care and screenings to help keep you and your family healthy.  You may be eligible for Medicaid […]

Summer Food Safety Tips

Last updated: June 26, 2019Keep Food Safe Wherever You Go This Summer The Department of Health wants to help you reduce your risk of getting a foodborne illness this summer. In 2017 in Anne Arundel County, there were 120 confirmed or probable cases of salmonellosis, a disease often transmitted through contact with contaminated foods. The […]

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