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Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2019

Heat Advisory and Excessive Heat Watch in Effect for Wicomico County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Jennifer Johnson (410) 219-7482 (Office) (410) 251-5379 (Cell)   HEAT ADVISORY AND EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FOR WICOMICO COUNTY   (July 19, 2019, Salisbury, MD) As temperatures soar into the triple digits this weekend, the Wicomico County Health Department urges residents to be aware of the weather advisories, watches, and…

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Posted: Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Cooling Center Open 07/19/19-07/22/19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 Media Contact: Jennifer Johnson  410-219-3947 (w)  410-251-5379 (c) Cooling Center to Open in Wicomico County Friday, July 19, 2019 – Monday, July 22, 2019  (July 17, 2019 Salisbury, MD) Extreme heat will continue to affect our area this weekend. According to the National Weather Service, the heat index will exceed 100 degrees through the…

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Posted: Monday, July 15th, 2019

Extreme Heat Expected in Wicomico County

  EXTREME HEAT BACK TO OUR AREA THIS WEEK (July  15, 2019, Salisbury, MD) Our area is experiencing a period of extreme heat as temperatures are expected to be in the upper 90’s most of this week. Health Officials in Wicomico County are reminding residents to stay cool and well hydrated. Individuals can quickly develop…

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Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Wicomico County to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

(Salisbury, MD) On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m, Wicomico County will participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Safe disposal of unwanted or expired medication is critical to our community. According to the DEA’s website, a 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health…

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Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Overdose Deaths in Maryland Continue to Increase, while Wicomico County Experiences a Decrease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy L. Griffin (410) 219-7480 or (443) 880-1418 (Salisbury, MD) On Friday October 12, 2018, The Maryland Department of Health released the second quarter Unintentional Drug and Alcohol Related Intoxication Death report which documented an 11% increase in overdose deaths in the state of Maryland when compared to the same…

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