January 20, 2021

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COVID Testing Sites Changes Jan. 20

COVID Testing

The St. Mary’s County Health Department will temporarily close its COVID-19 testing sites Wednesday, January 20, 2021, in order to redirect staff resources for community-based COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics that day.

Health Department Offers Virtual Programs

Health Department

Registration is open for virtual programs on pregnancy, tobacco cessation, diabetes prevention, and drug overdose response being offered by the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

St. Mary’s Sees Surge in COVID Cases

COVID

COVID-19 cases in St. Mary’s County surge after the holidays, the St. Mary’s County Health Department reports.

COVID Testing Site Open in Lex Park

COVID Testing

Beginning tomorrow, Dec. 15, 2020, the St. Mary’s County Health Department will offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department at 46900 S. Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park.

COVID & Health Disparities Topic of Webinar

Equity

The St. Mary’s County Health Department will hold the second of three webinars that aim to explore health equity, health disparities, and ways that community can make an impact.

St. Mary’s Unveils Plans for COVID Vaccinations

Vaccinations Flu Shots

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is coordinating a plan with local agencies to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

Social Services Honors Board Member

Social Services

The St. Mary’s County Department of Social Services Advisory Board recently honored board member Terry Prochnow for her contributions to the agency as well as to the community during the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency.

HEAL Action Team to Meet

HEAL Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s HEAL Action Team will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, November 25.

Health Equity Webinar Series Set

Equity

The St. Mary’s County Health Department will host a three-part webinar series to explore health equity, health disparities, and ways that community can make an impact. Health Officer Dr. Meenakshi Brewster will moderate the sessions.

Behavioral Health Team to Meet

Behavioral Health Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership Behavioral Health Action Team will meet virtually from 1 to 2 pm Thursday, November 19, 2020.