Developed with input from residents and stakeholders, the city’s first community-driven health improvement plan seeks to respond to issues selected by our community, for our community to address. In the summer of 2016, Winnebago County Health Department received 71 phone calls and electronic reports from the general public with questions on West Nile virus and dead bird reports. The Maryland Healthy Smiles dental program , part of Maryland’s Medicaid Dental Program DentaQuest, provided oral health information for kids and families.
Information from this study is used by government agencies, policy makers, and researchers to monitor substance abuse trends and design and support prevention, treatment, and education programs. Approximately 20% of watermelon crop goes to waste each year, according to Shubin Saha.
A measurement of atherosclerotic lesion areas revealed that the watermelon juice group also experienced statistically significant reductions in atherosclerotic lesions, as compared to the control group. Every year during mosquito season, WCHD places several gravid traps throughout the county for collection of mosquitos for testing in addition to the dead bird collection from the hotline.
Tarek Armoush, a general manager for Acropolis Greek Taverna, said that every health inspection takes several hours and the report procedure is so extensive that he couldn’t summarize it. If you are a gardener or are interested in learning about or working on a community garden in Worcester, please attend the free event at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20 at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill.
Luciana Assini (University of Maryland School of Public Health (UMD SPH), Dept. Nonetheless, Armoush said he believed every category was necessary for safety — even a concern like thermometers provided and conspicuously placed” that might baffle outsiders. When calling the hotline to report dead birds, please leave the address, town, ZIP code, and number of dead birds found.