Local Resources & Topics A-Z

Local Resources

Frederick County, Maryland Healthcare Resource Brochure

Medbank Services 
Community Phone List: English Version , Spanish Version 
Safe Sleep Matters Information
2-1-1 Maryland (Frederick County)
Youth Resource Guide 
Lists of generic medicines available for $4:  Wal-Mart, Giant Eagle, Target

How Can I Help My Community?
American Red Cross 
The Citizen Corps Council of Frederick County

Health Topics A-Z

Alcohol & Drug Information 
Adult Recovery Services

Bed Bugs
Bed Bug Information and Management

Cancer Information
Cancer Prevention and Control 
Cancer Cluster Investigations FAQ 
Interactive Cancer Data Maps (Incidence and mortality data by cancer and region- CDC and NIH) 
Frederick County Community Health Assessment (asked about a past diagnosis of non-skin cancer and modifiable risk factors associated with the development of cancer) Evaluation of Drinking Water Well Exposures via Confirmed Off-Site Contamination (a public health assessment related to Fort Detrick Area B groundwater

Communicable Disease Prevention
Clean Hand Saves Lives 
Preventing Recreational Water Illnesses 
Infectious Diseases Fact Sheets 
Control and Prevention of Staph Infections 
Control and Prevention of Staph Infections for Sports Participants

Diabetes Resources
Diabetes Resource Guide- 3rd Edition 
FMH Diabetes Center 
Diabetes Information (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 
Diabetes Data (National, State, County) 
National Diabetes Education Program 
Safe Needle Disposal- Frederick County Dept of Solid Waste Management (pg. 39 & 40)
Household "Sharps" (Needle) Disposal 

Flu Information

Food Safety
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Prevent Foodborne Illness 
Salmonella Fact Sheet  

Heart Health 
American Heart Association 
5 Strategies You Can Adopt Today to Prevent Heart Disease 
American Heart Association Start Walking Now! 
Free Smoking Cessation Classes 
Preventing and Controlling High Blood Pressure 
Information about Cholesterol

Insect-Borne Disease 
West Nile Virus Information Page 
Maryland Department of Natural Resources 
Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases 

Mental Health 
National Mental Health Information Center 
National Institute of Mental Health  

Oral Health
Oral Health Resources and Information (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 

Emergency Preparedness
Ready America - Emergency Preparedness from Homeland Security 
Disaster Readiness Tips for People with Disabilities 

Physical Activity & Nutrition
Visit Nutrition and Health Topics  
Rethink Your Drink
CDC Rethink Your Drink
Rethink Your Drink Toolkit

Sun Safety
Skin Cancer Prevention 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Skin Cancer 
SunGuard Man Online 
Heat Emergency Awareness

Well Water Safety
Well Water Testing (Certified Labs in Maryland) 
E. Coli Information Well Water Testing (Frequently Asked Questions) 
Well Disinfection Procedures 
Health Department Well Maintenance Manual

Worksite Wellness 
Keys to a Healthy Frederick: Worksite Wellness Toolkit

Other Helpful Links 
State of Maryland 
Maryland Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention