Maryland Department of Health

Type: Organization
Name: Maryland Department of Health
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Carroll commissioners begin process for hiring new health officer

Before Carroll County can begin its search for a new health officer, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene must approve an advertisement for the position.The Carroll Board of County Commissioners is tasked with finding a new health officer, ... [Published Community Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Flesh-eat bacteria: The facts about the contaminant found in the Chesapeake Bay

There have been six reports of the water-borne vibrio vulnificus infection, or flesh-eating bacteria, made in Maryland so far this year, and swimmers and those who eat seafood should be careful to avoid infection.The vibrio bacteria thrives in warm salt ... [Published DCMilitary Tester - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ticked Off Music Fest to promote awareness

On Thursday it's a night of music at the Loews Hotel Power House in Annapolis.The Ticked Off Music Fest is part of an East Coast U.S. concert series to raise money and awareness for tick-borne diseases."Trees, bushes, anytime you're outside, you're potentially ... [Published WBAL Channel - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

State government should examine gas-industry impact

Since the beginning of the modern gas-industry era in Pennsylvania about a decade ago, the state government’s policy regarding the industry’s impact on public health has been mostly to accept the industry’s assurances that there isn’t one.That position ... [Published Citizens Voice - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Second D.C.-area man stricken with flesh-eating bacteria -media

Aug 22 () - (Reuters) - A flesh-eating bacterial disease has infected another Washington, D.C.-area man, local media reported on Thursday, just days after a man was released from a hospital following a near-deadly bout with the germ. Joe Wood of Stafford, ... [Published QualityHealth.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Commissioners begin search for new health officer

The retirement announcement of Carroll County Health Officer Larry Leitch has left the Board of County Commissioners with another position to fill months before a new board takes office.The board voted 4-0 Thursday to adopt a resolution that begins the ... [Published Community Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Preparing for Costs of Unaccompanied Children Influx

As thousands of unaccompanied children continue to cross into the United States from Central America, local governments throughout the country are bracing themselves for a considerable financial impact. As of July 31, nearly 40,000 unaccompanied children ... [Published ICMA - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Frederick business owner develops mosquito repellant

A Frederick business owner has developed products she thinks can help slow the spread of mosquito-transmitted viruses, including one that spread to the U.S. this year.Misti Morningstar, owner of Savage Soaps in downtown Frederick, created Mosquito Power ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

$170M State of Maryland Public Health Laboratory Now Open in Baltimore’s Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins

By Maties, Associate EditorBaltimore’s $170 million State of Maryland Public Health Laboratory is finally open. Governor Martin O’Malley, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and many other federal, state and local officials were present on July 22, ... [Published Commercial Property Executive - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Western Md. Hospital Center fines

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issued $150,000 in fines on June 17 against the Western Maryland Hospital Center as a result of numerous violations of state and federal regulations.A breakdown of the fines and associated violations ... [Published HERALD-MAIL Online - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Gov. praises health system’s innovations

—CUMBERLAND — Keeping people out of the hospital is now the goal at the Western Maryland Health System, and the new ideas that go along with that goal won praise Wednesday from Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley.O’Malley said the health system’s programs are ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

O'Malley, health secretary to give hospitalizations report in Cumberland

—CUMBERLAND — Gov. Martin O’Malley, Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and several other state and local officials will be at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center Aug. 6 to talk about new ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 05 2014]

Quotes

"Nits have a life cycle that they go through and even the best treatments sometimes require a second application," De Pinto said. "They could miss a lot of school for something that is not a medical problem."
"I didn't have any of the classic hallmarks of Lyme: No bull's-eye rash and I didn't find a tick" he said
"In many instances, people don't even know they've been bitten so that they can go to their medical providers and say, 'This is what’s going on. These are the symptoms. What can I do?'" Schwenk said

More Content

All (52) | News (51) | Reports (0) | Blogs (1) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Cooties: Are we overreacting to head lice? [Published Community Times - 3 hours ago]
Carroll commissioners begin process for hiring ... [Published Community Times - Aug 29 2014]
Music festival to benefit Lyme research, awareness [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 29 2014]
Flesh-eat bacteria: The facts about the contami... [Published DCMilitary Tester - Aug 28 2014]
Ticked Off Music Fest to promote awareness [Published WBAL Channel - Aug 27 2014]
Md. exchange investigation deepens; subpoenas i... [Published WTOP - Aug 27 2014]
Agency strips shuttered health clinic group of ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 26 2014]
State government should examine gas-industry im... [Published Citizens Voice - Aug 24 2014]
Second D.C.-area man stricken with flesh-eating... [Published QualityHealth.com - Aug 23 2014]
Second D.C.-area man stricken with flesh-eating... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 22 2014]
Commissioners begin search for new health officer [Published Community Times - Aug 22 2014]
Survey shows county teens still speed, text, dr... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 20 2014]
Preparing for Costs of Unaccompanied Children I... [Published ICMA - Aug 20 2014]
Frederick business owner develops mosquito repe... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 19 2014]
Access Carroll seeking grant funding for behavi... [Published Community Times - Aug 18 2014]
Schools Set To Open For The 2014-2015 Academic ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 15 2014]
Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 14 2014]
Litigation against BOCC dismissed [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 13 2014]
Carroll Hospital Center ahead of governor's hea... [Published Community Times - Aug 13 2014]
$170M State of Maryland Public Health Laborator... [Published Commercial Property Executive - Aug 11 2014]
Wading in the Potomac [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 10 2014]
Western Md. Hospital Center fines [Published HERALD-MAIL Online - Aug 09 2014]
Parents reminded of back-to-school birth certif... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 08 2014]
Calvert Memorial takes steps toward becoming ‘b... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 08 2014]
New state laws require doses for kindergarten, ... [Published Cecil Whig - Aug 08 2014]
EHRs: 50 things to know [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Aug 07 2014]
Gov. praises health system’s innovations [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 07 2014]
‘Governing for Results’ Tour Highlights the Sta... [Published Noodls - Aug 06 2014]
Montgomery County student survey highlights dru... [Published Gazette.net - Aug 06 2014]
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Cases Prompt Chesapeake B... [Published Caledonia Patch - Aug 06 2014]
1 2
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Food Poisoning Suspected After More Than 100 Pe... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 30 2014]
(frankieleon) While some of our nation’s brightest food minds were gathered at a Food Safety Summit in Maryland earlier this month, the very thing they came together to discuss seems to have wreaked havoc on more than 100 people attending. In what ...
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.