Wicomico Health Department

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12:09 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Heat Is On, Cooling Stations Are Opening

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As the weather heats up the cooling centers are beginning to open up on Delmarva.

Wicomico County health officials announced the MAC Senior Center in Salisbury will be open Wednesday through Friday for those over the age of 50 who need to escape the heat. 

WBOC reports that officials say there will be a few more places open to beat the heat.

Jennifer Johnson with the Wicomico County Health Department told the station that people should to the library or the mall where there is air conditioning.

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9:20 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Wicomico Fights to Bring Down Highest STD Rate in the State

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Wicomico County health officials say it’s time to attack the growing rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea in the region.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the county has the highest rates of the sexually transmitted diseases in the state of Maryland.

Dr. James Cockey is the deputy health officer for the Wicomico County Health Department.

And he tells the paper that the goal is to get local leaders as well as parents and children to tackle the problem without dividing the community.

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