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Posted on: August 5, 2019

You Can Reduce Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

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FREDERICK, MD -- The Frederick County Health Department is accepting new participants into their next “Prevent T2” diabetes prevention class. Those who are interested in making lifestyle changes to reduce their risk for type 2...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Local Tobacco Merchants Checked for Youth Sales Compliance

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FREDERICK, MD – To protect public health and promote health and wellness among our youth, the Frederick County Health Department’s Tobacco Sales Compliance Program conducts compliance checks of tobacco merchants in Frederick County. Th...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Help Prevent Heatstroke Deaths in Children

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FREDERICK, MD -- The Safe Kids Frederick County Coalition would like to raise awareness on National Heatstroke Prevention Day about the dangers of leaving children, pets, and adults in hot cars. According to the National Safety Council, 52 childr...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Frederick County Goes Purple

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FREDERICK, MD – Frederick County will observe National Recovery Month this September by launching Frederick County Goes Purple. Frederick County Goes Purple is a massive grassroots call-to-action to unify our Frederick County community and reduce...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Annual Open Burn Ban Notification

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FREDERICK, MD -- The Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) reminds  residents that there is an open burning ban in effect from June 1st through August 31st.   This ban does not apply to small recreational fires such as campf...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Tips to Prevent Vehicular Heatstroke Deaths in Children

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FREDERICK, MD -- In 2018, 52 children died in hot cars, making it the deadliest year on record in the last 20 years. The National Safety Council stated that 14 children in Maryland have died due to hot cars since 1998.

As warmer weather fast appro...

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