Category: In the News

Alert: Rabid Raccoon Found in Eastport

RABIES ALERT- March 15, 2019 Rabid Raccoon Found in Eastport The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is seeking anyone who may have come in contact with a raccoon near the intersection of Madison Street and President Street in the Eastport Community of Annapolis, Maryland. The raccoon, which was found on March 13, has tested […]

STAR Program for Students with Substance Use Issues

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 in a tele-session with a […]

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 […]

Strengthening Families Free Parenting Training

Strengthening Families Program Helps Build Stronger Families and Communities Program Now Accepting Families for Sessions Beginning in March 2019. The Anne Arundel County Department of Health offers the free Strengthening Families Program to families with children ages 6-17. Strengthening Families is an evidenced-based, 14-week session that provides training in parenting and in developing young people’s life skills. Since 2013, the program […]

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 […]

Wet Season Percolation Testing

Last updated: December 27, 20182019 Wet Season Perc Testing Begins January 7, Applications Are Being Accepted Now The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will begin wet season percolation testing on Monday, January 7. Applications for mound sewage disposal systems must be received and testing must be performed by March 16, 2019. Priority will be […]

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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