Tag Archives: Health Department

County to Drop Raccoon Rabies Bait Vaccines by Chopper Starting Sept. 3

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will conduct the Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV) Project, beginning Wednesday, September 3. Baits will be placed throughout Anne Arundel County to vaccinate raccoons against rabies. The project should be completed by September 30, weather permitting. The Baits… Contain liquid rabies vaccine. Will be placed in neighborhoods by […]

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Deale Library to Host Rabies Prevention Presentation in May

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will host a rabies prevention presentation on May 20 at the Deale Library. May is Anne Arundel County Rabies Prevention Awareness Month. The presentation will include information on rabies symptoms, transmission and exposure, prevention methods, and educational resources. The presentation will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 […]

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Survey Says! Health Department Poll Shows Teen Habits on Alcohol, Pot, Tobacco and Pills

In July, a young woman was critically injured in a Riva home during a teen drinking party. After she arrived at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Anne Arundel County Police went to the address and found a number of teens under the influence and broke up the party. But just how many teens in the county […]

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County Health Department Finds Rabid Racoon at Downs Park in Pasadena

Although this raccoon with rabies was found in Pasadena, I wanted to post it because people from South County go up there. In fact, I take my kids to Downs Park to watch the freighters and other ships as they head into Baltimore. We also like to check out the injured birds and animals at […]

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West Nile Virus Confirmed in Baltimore Metro Area

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health issued a community health alert on Monday, warning citizens of several confirmed human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in the Baltimore metropolitan area. These are the first confirmed cases of WNV in Maryland in 2013. The Department of Health reminds county residents to take precautions to protect […]

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AA Health Department to Host District 7 Health Care Reform Forum

Anne Arundel County Health Department announced on Friday that the department will host three “Health Care Reform” public forums so that the public can learn about insurance coverage, tax credits and subsidies, available health care services for adults and children, consumer assistance and important dates. The forums are free and will allow county residents to […]

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