Caroline County Health Department News

  • Fall Flu & COVID-19 Clinics Announced

    The best way to protect your family’s health this fall is by getting your updated COVID-19 booster and annual flu shot. The Health Department is providing several convenient options throughout the fall.

  • New Resource to Find Local Food Pantries Released

    The Mid-Shore Health Improvement Coalition has released a new Food Pantry Calendar. The Calendar, which is available on the Coalition’s website, provides an easy to navigate resource to locate food pantries in the mid-shore region.

    New Resource to Find Local Food Pantries Released
  • Rabies Exposure in Legion Road Area

    There has been a confirmed a positive rabid cat in the vicinity of Legion Road, near Denton.

    Rabies Exposure in Legion Road Area
  • Community Baby Shower Provides Resources to New & Expecting Parents

    Our community baby shower provided Caroline families with information and resources about having a healthy pregnancy, safe sleep, breastfeeding, child development and health, and more.

    Community Baby Shower Provides Resources to New & Expecting Parents
  • Medical Adult Day Care Receives United Way Grant

    The Health Department’s Medical Adult Day Care program was of seven community organizations to receive a grant from the United Way of Caroline County this fall.

    Medical Adult Day Care Receives United Way Grant
  • Low Cost Rabies Clinic: October 3

    The Caroline Health Department is offering a low-cost rabies clinics on October 3, 2023 to protect your pet against the deadly rabies virus.

    Low Cost Rabies Clinic: October 3
  • RSV Risks, Vaccines & Prevention

    Infants and older adults are more likely to develop severe RSV and need hospitalization. The virus can also worsen certain medical conditions. However, vaccines and preventative treatment are available.

    RSV Risks, Vaccines & Prevention
  • Hurricane Prep: What You Need To Know

    Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with storms peaking during September. Read our top tips for building an emergency kit & being storm-ready.

    Hurricane Prep: What You Need To Know
  • Lyme Disease: Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

    The tick-borne illness Lyme disease has become a significant health concern in Maryland. With case numbers on the rise, residents should take preventative measures to reduce exposure risk when spending time in areas where ticks are prevalent, such as wooded and grassy areas. Knowing the signs and symptoms can also help facilitate early detection and…

    Lyme Disease: Signs, Symptoms & Prevention
  • Mid-Shore WIC Enjoys Great Turnout at Local Community Baby Showers

    Mid-Shore WIC, a local organization providing nutritional support for women, infants, and children, made a significant impact at the Talbot and Dorchester County Health Departments’ Community Baby Showers. The events, held on Saturday, June 10, in Easton, Maryland, and Thursday, June 29, in Cambridge, Maryland, were resounding successes, drawing in new and expectant families eager…

    Mid-Shore WIC Enjoys Great Turnout at Local Community Baby Showers