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History is for old fogeys, right? Well, then, what are all these young people doing volunteering at the Washington County Historical Society? And, why are high and middle school students engaged with in-depth historical research projects? Interns and...
The Humane Society of Washington County has scheduled rabies, microchip and dog license clinics this year: • Saturday, April 20 — Boonsboro High School, 10 Campus Ave., Boonsboro, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No rabies vaccinations will be available...
It turns out this year’s flu shot is doing a startlingly dismal job of protecting senior citizens, the most vulnerable age group. The vaccine is proving only 9 percent effective in people 65 and older against the harsh strain of the flu that is...
Cervical cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among women worldwide, yet it is almost always preventable with the Pap test. Cervical cancer grows slowly, as abnormal cells begin to change into a pre-cancerous state. For some women, pre-...
firstname.lastname@example.orgNurses in Washington County Public Schools have been seeing about 20,000 students a month since Meritus Medical Center took over the nursing program this school year, officials said at a Washington County Board of Education meeting Tuesday afternoon....
email@example.comBilly Snoots got a flu shot last year and effectively avoided the virus. Considering the rapid spread of influenza regionally and nationally over the past few months, Snoots said he wasn’t taking any chances again this year, especially since he has...
Dinners planned Elks Lodge 278, at 326 N. Jonathan St., will offer chicken and fish dinners Friday night and Saturday at 6 p.m. and next weekend, Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 26. Revival is this weekend Greater Campher Temple, 125 Bethel...
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The Washington County Health Department will hold flu vaccination clinics on the following dates and times: - Monday, Jan. 14, 1 to 4:30 p.m. - Wednesday, Jan. 16, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Friday, Jan. 18, 1 to 4:30 p.m. - Friday, Jan. 25, 1 to 4:30...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWith flu cases on the rise in Washington County, Meritus Medical Center officials are asking people not to visit patients in the hospital and the Washington County Health Department plans to hold four flu vaccination clinics over the next two weeks....
In West Virginia, Berkeley County Health Department officials told county leaders Thursday that the severity of the flu season in the community appears evident. The health department received 184 reports of influenza-like illness from doctors’...
email@example.comFrom sledding and skiing to building a snowman in the backyard, winter offers a wonderland of fun activities for children. But the cold-weather months can also pose safety concerns, such as frostbite and hypothermia, recreational mishaps and the spread...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSmithsburg Family Medical Center Physician Dr. Gail Callaway had seen five patients Wednesday who had the flu, including a couple of whom had gotten their flu vaccinations. “The flu shot protects people against three strains of the flu, and two of...
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