September 2, 2014

Local Hazardous Waste Collection Sept. 6

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St. Mary’s residents have two opportunities this fall to safely dispose of household hazardous waste at the St. Andrew’s Landfill Sept. 6 & Nov. 1.

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Biopsies Close to Home

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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s pledge to the community is to bring services closer to home — a promise we are fulfilling every day with our world-class physicians and innovative technologies.

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Calvert Dems Buck Gender Parity Trend

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The US falls far behind global gender quotas for candidates and legislators but not in the Calvert County Democratic Central Committee.

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It’s Still Summer: Don’t Get Snake Bit!

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If you do: keep the bitten extremity at the level of the heart, remain calm, limit movement and call 911. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital will be able to treat the victim properly if you follow these steps

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Join Walden @ Fed Up! Rally in Washington DC

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Concerned about the rising addictions to opiates in our community? Join the Fed Up! Rally in Washington, DC. 9/28

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Every Baby Deserves a Healthy Family

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Call to Action: Bring the Healthy Families Program to St. Mary’s County! If your organization is interested in collaborating contact Healthy St. Mary’s today!

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Pax Flight Academy Students Train @ Pensacola

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Four students from the James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center participated in a week long training program at the National Flight Academy (NFA) in Pensacola, Florida.

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Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

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Eye health is essential to a child’s success in the classroom. Include an eye exam as part of your back to school to-do list.

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Potassium Iodide Tablets Available Aug. 19

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St. Mary’s County Health Department will distribute Potassium Iodide tablets to residents living or working within the 10 mile emergency protection zone (EPZ) of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant.

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Help to Quit Smoking Includes Webinar 8/27

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St. Mary’s County Health Department offers FREE Smoking Cessation Classes and other resources for individuals who are ready to quit tobacco. (301) 475-4316

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