American Red Cross - Lower Shore Chapter
The Lower Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross provides services to residents of Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset Counties of Maryland and further south to include the Virginia Counties of Accomack and Northampton.
Centers for Disease Control Emergency Preparedness & Response
The CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response website is CDC’s primary source of information and resources for preparing for and responding to public health emergencies
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Provides planning and preparedness resources for disasters and emergencies. As well as, disaster survivor assistance resources, updates and ongoing activities in the area of emergency management.
Offers resources and materials to help citizens and businesses prepare, plan and stay informed.
Wicomico County Emergency Services
Local Wicomico County resource for information on county emergency preparedness and planning efforts. Emergency Services monitors the climate of National and Worldwide threats and identifies necessary preparedness activities and emergency operations planning.
Environmental Public Health Tracking
Environmental Public Health Tracking is a gateway to multiple environmental and health database resources.
Maryland Department of the Environment
Protects and restores the quality of Maryland's air, land, and water resources, while fostering economic development, healthy and safe communities.
Maryland Environmental Health Coordination Program
The Environmental Health Coordination Program at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene works with the Maryland Department of the Environment, local health departments, and other agencies, to monitor and promote the health of Maryland's citizens through improvements in environmental quality.
Maryland Service Access and Information Link (SAIL)
SAIL helps match you to available programs and apply for those programs. A series of questions will help you decide which social services benefits you and members of your family may want to apply.
MCHIP uses federal and state funds to ensure that all Maryland’s children have medical insurance. The Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program (MCHIP) gives full health benefits for children up to age 19, and pregnant women of any age who meet the income guidelines. MCHIP provides care through a variety of Managed Care Organizations (MCOs).
Primary Adult Care Program (PAC)
The Maryland primary adult care program offers health services to people 19 and over who make limited amounts of money each year.
Maryland Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program
The Maryland WIC Program is a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children under the age of five.
Medical Assistance for Families
Beginning July 1, 2008, parents and other family members caring for children can apply to get full health care benefits.
Mental Health Resources
Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration
Responsible for the planning, development, coordination and delivery of services to prevent harmful involvement with alcohol and other drugs.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Provides substance abuse and mental health resources for the community, military families, and service providers. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)
Conducts policy-relevant research and evaluation studies, disseminates statistical information and policy analysis, and provides assistance in locating community services (Maryland Community Services Locator). CESAR at the University of Maryland, College Park invites you to find approximately 9,000 health, social service and criminal justice resource programs in Maryland using this tool. The Maryland Community Services Locator can provide you with service information, maps, and driving directions to programs!
Maryland's Healthcare Reform Coordinating Council
Maryland's Healthcare Reform Coordinating Council was created to effectively implement federal reform and analyze the many policy choices and implementation decisions federal reform presents and make recommendations to the Governor on how best to improve quality and reduce costs.
Maryland Mapping Resources
Maryland's user-friendly, one-stop-shop for all things GIS!
Maryland's Veteran Network of Care
The Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans, and their families, is a one stop shop for virtually all services, information, support, advocacy, and much more.
Statewide Advisory Commission on Immunizations
The Statewide Advisory Commission determines where vaccine shortages exist in Maryland and which vaccines are in short supply. In times of vaccine shortages, the Commission makes recommendations on immunization requirements for children entering school.
Live Better at Your Library: A month-long initiative designed to raise community awareness of the resources currently available to the residents of Wicomico County to live more informed, healthier and well-rounded lives.