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Posted on: June 18, 2019

State Opioid Response (SOR) Second Request for Proposal

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The Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration was recently awarded a two year “State Opioid Response (SOR)” grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This award is to suppo...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Healthiest Maryland Businesses Honored for Worksite Wellness Achievements

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FREDERICK, MD --  On Friday, June 7, 2019, sixty-seven Maryland employers were recognized as Healthiest Maryland Businesses Wellness at Work Awardees for their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. Twenty-four of these award rec...

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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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