Category: In the News

Rabid Raccoon Found in Crofton

RABIES ALERT- May 10, 2019 Raccoon Found in Crofton 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 Riedel Road and Johns Hopkins Road in Crofton, Maryland. The raccoon, which was found on May 8, has tested […]

Rabid Raccoon Found in Annapolis

RABIES ALERT- May 1, 2019 Raccoon Found in West Annapolis 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 Shiley Street and Melvin Avenue in West Annapolis, Maryland. The raccoon, which was found on April 28, has […]

STAR Program for Students with Substance Use Issues

Last updated: April 30, 2019 Students who are seeking help with substance use issues now have another place to turn, thanks to the latest partnership between the Anne Arundel County Department of Health and the County Public Schools. The STAR (Screening Teens to Access Recovery) Program allows school health nurses to utilize technology to connect high school students […]

Maryland Mobile Wellness Initiative

Last updated: March 19, 2019 Click to enlarge ANNAPOLIS, MD — Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford joined state and local leaders on February 26, 2019 to announce the Maryland Mobile Wellness Initiative, a mobile health vehicle to support Anne Arundel County’s array of substance use disorder care. The lieutenant governor spoke at a press conference at 100 […]

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 […]

Sharps Drop-Off Boxes at County Police Headquarters and District Stations

Last updated: March 13, 2019The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has placed sharps disposal boxes for public use at the County Police Department’s District Stations and its headquarters. County residents can discard lancets, needles, syringes and other home healthcare sharps at any time daily at the following four district stations: Eastern District, 204 Pasadena […]

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 […]

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