Wicomico County: Phase 1-A Don’t Delay! Schedule Your Vaccination Today

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Wicomico County Health Department is currently vaccinating individuals in Phase 1A of the Vaccination Plan. Individuals included in this phase who have not already received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine should email wicomico.covidvax@maryland.gov to schedule an appointment. The health department would like to urge those individuals within Phase 1A to not wait to…

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Worcester County Health Department Confirms First Coronavirus Death

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The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) confirmed the first death of a county resident this week from COVID-19: a woman in her 80’s who was a hospice patient at a county long-term care facility prior to the onset of COVID-19 illness. Our thoughts are with her family and loved ones at this time.  For more…

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Wicomico Health Officials Announce 6th Positive Coronavirus Case

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The Wicomico County Health Department has confirmed a 6th positive coronavirus case.  This is a man in his 50s – and the health department is continuing to trace those who have been in contact with this and the other confirmed cases.  Wicomico Heath Department in partnership with PRMC and the Somerset County Health Department are…

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La Quetzalteca restaurant in Georgetown closed for roaches, rodent droppings, and other food safety hazards

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La Quetzalteca restaurant in Georgetown has been closed for gross unsanitary conditions following a complaint that led to the discovery of roaches, large rodent droppings, and numerous food safety hazards. Following a complaint, inspectors with the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Office of Food Protection ordered the immediate closure of the restaurant last week after…

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Heat Safety & Worcester County Cooling Stations

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Worcester County Emergency Service officials urge residents to exercise extreme caution and check on elderly and infirm neighbors during the heatwave forecast to last through Sunday. Heat indexes for the shore are expected to rise above 100 degrees this week and exposure to extreme heat can be dangerous for humans and animals, even deadly. Cooling…

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8th Animal in Worcester County Positive for Rabies

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An eighth rabid animal has been found in Worcester County. County Health officials remind pet owners to be aware and be sure their pets have the proper vaccinations. Officials say a groundhog found on Manklin Creek Road in the Ocean Pines area on July 3 has tested positive for rabies. So far in Worcester County…

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Flu Death Toll Rises in Delaware

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Public health officials are reporting continued effects from the flu in Delaware. The Delaware State Health Department says three additional deaths have been contributed to the flu in the last week. The total number of deaths this season is 8. Among the most recent deaths, a 74-year-old woman from Sussex County, who was afflicted by…

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