108 E. Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410) 749-1244

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  PREVENTION & HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS (PHC)


 
Phone: 410-334-3480  Fax: 410-548-5184 
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

The mission of the Office of Prevention and Health Communications is to give individuals the knowledge and skills needed to make informed choices regarding their health and safety through: education, training, health assessments and outreach.

Our health education specialists, trainers, and instructors are available to facilitate outreach programs, deliver educational presentations, and provide health resources for individuals, worksites or community groups. All services are provided free of charge.  


The mission of the Office of Prevention and Health Communications is to give individuals the knowledge and skills needed to make informed choices regarding their health and safety through: education, training, health assessments and outreach.

Our health education specialists, trainers, and instructors are available to facilitate outreach programs, deliver educational presentations, and provide health resources for individuals, worksites or community groups. All services are provided free of charge. rge.

PREVENTION NEWS


Smoke Free: One Business at a Time!
As of July 1st, the health department is a smoke free enviornment! Learn how your business can go smoke free! Click Here


Transforming Communities
Wicomico County Health Department has recently received CDC funding to focus on making healthy living easier in our community. Learn more: CLICK HERE
 


 

CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW


Car crashes are the number one killer of children 1 to 12 years old in the United States.
The best way to protect them in the car is to put them in the right seat, at the right time, and use it the right way.

If you would like to have your car seat inspected, please call the Wicomico County Health Department at 410-219-7480.  

Child Passenger Safety RESOURCES

Delaware Highway Safety Administration
Maryland Kids in Safety Seats
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Safe Kids Worldwide
Kids and Cars

Services

BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION
 "Closing The Gap: Hispanic Women and Breast Cancer"

COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION
Lifestyle Balance Program
Worksite Wellness Programs

DRUG PREVENTION
Adult & Youth Drug Use Prevention
Drug Free Wicomico
 
INJURY PREVENTION
Car Seat Safety

Poison Prevention
Safe Kids Lower Shore Maryland

TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION

 
Adults and Children Talking

  TOBACCO USE PREVENTION & CESSATION
Ready to Quit for Good

Cigarette Restitution Fund (CRF) Coalition 

VISION & HEARING

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