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February 18, 2019, All Day
The Health Department will be partially closed Monday, February 18, 2019 for Presidents' Day.
The following divisions are closed: Administration (including birth and death certificate services), Behavioral Health Services, Community Health Services (including WIC), Environmental Health, Health Care Connection & Preparedness, Mental Health Services, and Office of Planning, Assessment and Communication.
The following divisions will be open: The Dental Program, Infants & Toddlers Program, Audiology Services and School Health.
February 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Mission of Mercy
February 19, 2019, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Community Action Agency
February 19, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Frederick Community Action Agency
Free, Anonymous & Confidential. Bring your used syringes - no appointment needed.
February 22, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ CORE Conference Room (Entrance C)
Frederick County Health Department Syringe Services Program (SSP) now offers the following FREE SERVICES:
• Distribution of sterile syringes & other injection equipment
• Distribution of fentanyl test strips
• Distribution of safe disposal containers & collection of used syringes
• Overdose response training & naloxone distribution
• Rapid HIV & Hepatitis C education, testing & linkage to care
• Wound care assessment, education & supplies
• Distribution of safe sex supplies
• Education on overdose prevention and safer injection practices
• Linkages to care & community resources
February 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Frederick County Health Department
This hour-long training is available for anyone at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication and anyone who may have an opportunity to help someone experiencing an overdose. You will learn: Types of Opioids; How to Recognize, Respond, and Prevent an Opioid Overdose; How to administer Naloxone/Narcan©; and Resources for Family Members, Friends & Loved Ones
February 26, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Frederick Community Action Agency
February 27, 2019, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Frederick Rescue Mission