Category: In the News

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and You

Last updated: February 12, 2020 January 31, 2020 — As the disease outbreak caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues in China, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health is collaborating with county, state and federal agencies, hospitals and health care providers to utilize existing plans and refined procedures to assess, investigate and manage any suspected or […]

STAR Program for Students with Substance Use Issues

Last updated: September 11, 2019   Students who are seeking help with substance use issues now have another place to turn, thanks to a partnership between the Anne Arundel County Department of Health and the County Public Schools. The STAR (Screening Teens to Access Recovery) Program allows school health nurses to utilize technology to connect high school students […]

Cold Weather Tips

Last updated: February 14, 2020Freezing and Bursting Pipes: How pipes freeze and burst, and what to do to prevent damage. The Anne Arundel County Department of Health encourages residents to exercise caution during extremely cold temperatures. Whether inside or out, cold weather can be dangerous to those who are unprepared to deal with it. Advanced […]

Wet Season Percolation Testing

Last updated: February 12, 20202020 Wet Season Perc Testing Starts February 18 The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will start wet season percolation testing on February 18, 2020, and wet season perc applications are currently being accepted. Testing will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Mound sewage disposal system applications must be received […]

Opioid Overdose Response Training

Last updated: September 11, 2019 410-222-1937 The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Adult Addiction Program offers free training and a free naloxone kit  to community members on the use of intranasal naloxone, a prescription medicine to reverse an opioid overdose and prevent death. The training is for at-risk individuals, family members, friends and the […]

Health Care Coverage and More…

Last updated: December 23, 2019Enrollment Centers will be closed December 24, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.  Free Health Care Enrollment Assistance Click here Having health coverage provides protection and peace of mind if you or your family gets sick or has an accident.  Health coverage also provides preventive health care and screenings to help […]

The Bay Restoration Septic Fund

Last updated: September 17, 2019Grant Program That Reduces Nitrogen Loading to Groundwater from Septic Systems Anne Arundel County has a grant to locally administer the Bay Restoration Fund (BRF) program. The BRF is a State-supported program that provides funding to replace conventional septic tanks with nitrogen-reducing units or funding for sewer connections of existing dwellings […]

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