Faith Based Health Awareness Network joins with Somerset County Health Department for free Health Fair in Crisfield

MARION STATION — A local church in the area, Handy United Methodist Church, located at 5630 Tulls Corner Road, Marion, has created a network of community partners called the Somerset County Faith Based Health Awareness Network. This is a network of local churches in Somerset County along with local agencies that have a goal to […]

West Nile Virus confirmed in Md.; help reduce mosquito breeding sites to prevent WNV, Zika

BALTIMORE — The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is announcing the first confirmed case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Maryland this year. The patient, an adult who lives in Western Maryland, survived the infection.   In addition, WNV has been detected in mosquito pools collected in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. A mosquito […]

Free diabetes education program starts again Sept. 12 in Princess Anne

WESTOVER — The Somerset County Health Department is offering a free Diabetes Prevention Program to county residents starting Monday, Sept. 12. Educational sessions will be held each Monday at the Princess Anne Library, 11767 Beechwood Street, from 5 to 6 p.m.   The program offers one-on-one and group support with a Certified Lifestyle Coach to […]

Somerset County Health Department, Judy Center partner to promote nutrition

The Somerset County Judy Center Partnership has partnered with the Somerset County Health Department to conduct a FREE healthy eating education program on Tuesday, July 26 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in conjunction with the Somerset County Grocery Store Tour at the Princess Anne Food Lion.   Parents will learn from health department staff, while […]

Be a savvy shopper by taking a grocery store tour with the Somerset County Health Department

WESTOVER — The Somerset County Health Department has begun to conduct Grocery Store Tours within the local community at Food Lion supermarkets. These tours have been introduced as a means to offer both knowledge and educational resources to Somerset County residents.   The goal of the tour is to show consumers how easy it is […]

New stop smoking classes offered free by the Somerset County Health Department

WESTOVER — The Somerset County Health Department is offering free Stop Smoking Classes to county residents. Currently group sessions are running each Tuesday at The Somerset Wellness Center, 11545 Somerset Ave. Princess Anne, from 11:30am-12:30pm. Starting the week of April 25, additional locations are being added.   On Wednesday, starting April 27, 2016 an evening […]