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Easterseals Helps Caregivers This Holiday Season

December 14, 2017
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If you are like many people caring for an aging loved one, take the time to check in with them this holiday season, whether you live close by or are separated by hundreds of miles. Although the distance may change, the responsibility and dedication as a caregiver remain the same. Whether you check in...
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Worcester Health takes aim at 2nd annual 1 Billion Steps Challenge

December 14, 2017
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Worcester County Health Department encourages residents to take part in the 2nd Annual 1 Billion Steps Challenge through the American Public Health Association.
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Easterseals Receives $10,000 Grant from The Safeway Foundation

December 2, 2017
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Pictured above (l-r) Renee Seal, Easterseals Supported Employment employee who works for Safeway, Sherry Sinnette, Easterseals employment specialist, Joe Dougherty, Safeway store manager; and Beth Altemus, Easterseals director of corporate and foundation relations.

Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore recently received a $10,000 grant through The Safeway Foundation to support Supported Employment services for people with intellectual disabilities. Participants, like Renee Seal, pictured on the far left above, are able to find meaningful work making competitive wages with the support of an Easterseals Employment Specialist who...
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Hebron Town Hall – ​Taking Back Our Community

November 23, 2017
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Flyer: ​Taking Back Our Community

A “Taking Back Our Community” opioid forum will be held on November 30, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Town Hall at 100 N. Main St., Hebron, MD.
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Breastfeeding for 2 Months HALVES Risk of SIDS, Study Finds

October 30, 2017
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Breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome almost in half, a sweeping new international study has found.
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Worcester Youth Leadership Focus Group Seeking Members

October 24, 2017
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The Worcester County Local Management Board (LMB) is hosting an open youth focus group from 1-1:30 p.m. on November 14, 2017 at the Pocomoke City Public Library. All Worcester County residents between 18 and 24 years old are invited to participate. Topics for
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University of MD School of Nursing’s Mary Regan Launches Study on Vaginal Health

October 20, 2017
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The Sentinel Study, led by Associate Professor Mary Regan, PhD, RN, of UMSON’s Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, investigates how components of the vaginal environment protect women. Microbes residing in the vagina are critical to women’s reproductive health and play a key role in preventing disease that can lead to infertility and...
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Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018

October 13, 2017
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Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018, the Social Security Administration announced today.
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Talbot County Health Department Prevention Office launches new campaign

October 7, 2017
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The Talbot County Health Department Prevention Office has launched a new campaign, ‘Talbot’s Got Heart,’ which includes screenings of the film ‘Written Off’ followed with free Naloxone training and doses at seven locations across Talbot County.
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Portions of Wye River Approved for Shellfish Harvesting

September 26, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Wye River in Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties as approved for shellfish harvesting.
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