Category: In the News

Warming Centers Open

Last updated: January 16, 2020Anne Arundel County will open warming centers from 9 p.m. Thursday, January 16, until 9 a.m.  Wednesday, January 22, in response to extremely cold forecast temperatures. The National Weather Service is forecasting temperatures in the low 20s with wind chill values in the teens. The following locations will be available to […]

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: December 2, 2019Freezing 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 […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Last updated: October 29, 2019Everyone feels down or sluggish sometimes; however, some people experience a more serious mood change and become very depressed when cold weather comes around. This condition is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and is a form of depression. The symptoms of SAD usually begin between September and November and end […]

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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