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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Stay Healthy and Safe in Hot Weather

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As temperatures in Maryland start heating up, make sure to take the necessary precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses.


Hot weather tips:

  • Wear loose-fitting, lightweight and light-colored clothes.
  • Stay in air-conditioned areas when possible.
  • Cons...
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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Cat Tests Positive for Rabies in Frederick County

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On July 5, 2017, the Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) received a report from the Maryland Department of Health Rabies Laboratory that a cat from Libertytown tested positive for the rabies virus. The cat is described as a black-and-white, domestic...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Zika Virus Prevention

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Do your part to protect yourself from the Zika virus.  Practice effective mosquito control:

  • Wear insect repellent
  • Cover up with long-sleeved shirts and long pants
  • Remove standing water in your home and around your community
  • Stay in places with air co...
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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Annual Open Burn Ban Notification

Press Release

The Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) reminds county residents that there is an open burning ban in effect from June 1st through August 31st. Open burning permits cannot be used during this time period. This ban does not apply to small recreationa...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Swim Safety 2017

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The Frederick County Health Department Division of Environmental Health with combined efforts with the Communicable Disease and Maternal Child Health programs has  launched a  media campaign SWIM SAFETY for Summer 2017.

Pools, waterparks,...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Rabies Clinics 2017


Environmental Health Services will be hosting two animal rabies clinics in 2017. The cost per animal is $8 (payable in cash or check)Tuesday - May 9 from 4:00 - 7:00 at the Farm & Home Services (formerly Southern States), 630 Souder Road, BrunswickThu...

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