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Local Health and Human Services Available through 2-1-1 Maryland

Snow Hill, MD – The 2-1-1 Maryland hotline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week in more than 180 languages. Services are available locally through the Worcester County Health Department by dialing 2-1-1. These services include peer recovery support and access to treatment.

Registration Open for Swim Lessons with Worcester Recreation & Parks

Registration is open with Worcester County Recreation & Parks (WCRP) for summer Swim Lessons. Swimming is an essential skill for children living on the Eastern Shore, and WCRP staff are offering lessons for children ages 3 and older at the Shad Landing Swimming Pool in Pocomoke State Park near Snow Hill.

There will be three separate sessions offered. Each session will last two weeks. Session 1 will take place from July 10 – July 20, Session 2 from July 24 – August 3, and Session 3 from August 7 – August 17.

Active Adult Summer Fitness at Worcester County Recreation & Parks

Summer registration is now open for Early Bird Fitness at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill from July 5 to September 22 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 – 8:40 a.m.

This program is open to active adults ages 45 and older who would like to get up and get moving to start their day. Participants will work through a variety of exercises during 40-minute workouts designed to increase mobility and flexibility and challenge participants to increase their fitness abilities.

Evening Fitness Classes at Worcester County Recreation Center

Summer registration is open to adults ages 18 and older for two evening fitness classes, Power Circuit Training and Yoga, at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill.

Power Circuit Training, the perfect full-body workout, will run from July 5 to September 20 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Designed to hit all your muscle groups in this hour-long workout, participants will complete workouts individually or with a partner.

Carey Road detour to begin June 23

The Public Works Roads Division will be closing Carey Road at its intersection with the Maryland and Delaware Railroad in Berlin beginning June 23, 2017, while the train track is being reconstructed.

Detours will be in place throughout the course of the project and are as follows: 

Commissioners appoint Worcester County Jail warden

Warden Donna Bounds

The Commissioners announce the appointment of Donna Bounds, as the new Worcester County Jail warden.

“Warden Bounds is an outstanding professional who knows the Worcester County Jail, and she is highly respected by public safety officials throughout the state,” Commission President Jim Bunting said. “She is the right person to lead the Worcester County Jail.”

Disposal of Surplus Personal Property Owned by County Commissioners of Worcester County, Maryland


Disposal of Surplus Personal Property Owned by
County Commissioners of Worcester County, Maryland

In accordance with the provisions of Section CG 4-403 of the County Government Article of the Code of Public Local Laws of Worcester County, Maryland, the County Commissioners of Worcester County, Maryland have declared the following described personal property as surplus and are considering disposal of same by demolition through a controlled burn training exercise to be conducted by the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company.

Vendors Wanted for 2017 Health Fair at Worcester County Recreation Center

Worcester County Recreation & Parks (WCRP) is once-again hosting the 2017 Health Fair, in conjunction with Falls Prevention Week. This event, which is free to the public, will take place Wednesday, September 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill.