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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Risk of Fatal Opioid Overdose

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Risk of Fatal Opioid Overdose

In response to the ongoing opioid epidemic and risks posed by the presence of fentanyl in the illicit drug supply, Frederick County Health Department Behavioral Health Services encourages everyone to be familiar with and educa...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Novavax: New COVID-19 Vaccine Available

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Novavax: New COVID-19 Vaccine Available

FREDERICK, MD – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine as another primary series o...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Child Bitten by Unknown Dog in Frederick County

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Child Bitten by Unknown Dog in Frederick County

 

A child was bitten on the face by an unknown dog on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, around 10:30 AM on the playground at the Hunters Glen Apartments off Key Parkway in Frederick, Maryland.  The d...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Cat Test Positive for Rabies in Frederick County

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Cat Test Positive for Rabies in Frederick County

FREDERICK, MD – On July 22, 2022, the Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) received a report that a cat from near the intersection of Stottlemyer Road and Old Catoctin Road near Route 77, in F...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Cat Test Positive for Rabies in Frederick County

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Cat Test Positive for Rabies in Frederick County

FREDERICK, MD – On July 14, 2022, the Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) received a report that a pet cat from Warner Road, between Renner Road and Matthews Road, in Frederick County, Maryla...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

2022 Annual Open Burn Ban Notification

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2022 Annual Open Burn Ban Notification

FREDERICK, MD -- The Frederick County Health Department reminds county residents that there is an open burning ban in effect each year from June 1st through August 31st.  Open burning permits cannot be used d...

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