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Worcester Health offering flu vaccine clinics this fall

(Snow Hill, MD)- The Worcester County Health Department encourages everyone to get your flu vaccine this year and are offering flu clinics for county residents this fall starting at the end of October. Appointments for the drive thru flu vaccine clinics are required.

Dates, times, and locations are as follows:

October is Fire Prevention Month

The Commissioners join with Fire Marshal Jeff McMahon and Worcester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Liaison Tim Jerscheid to proclaim October 4-10, 2020 as Worcester County Fire Prevention Week and October as Fire Prevention Month, with the theme “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” This National Fire Protection Association’s 2020 campaign theme spotlights the need to avoid multitasking and other distractions while in the kitchen, as unattended cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Instead, stay focused and keep an eye on what you are cooking.

White Cane Awareness Day

The Commissioners joined with Amy Crouse and Mary Elligson of the Worcester County Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind to proclaim October 15, 2020 as White Caine Awareness Day in Worcester County and to encourage area residents and employers to value the white cane as a tool of independence for the blind in both public spaces and businesses.

Worcester County Offices Closed Monday, October 12

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including Recreation and Parks, will be closed Monday, October 12, 2020, for the Columbus Day holiday.

The Central Landfill and Homeowner Convenience Centers and Shore Spirits Retail Liquor Store in Pocomoke will be open during standard hours of operation.

WCG offices will resume standard operating hours on Tuesday, October 13. Worcester County staff wish one and all a happy and safe holiday weekend.

Worcester County to host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day October 31

                 

The Worcester County Public Works Recycling Division will host Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day on Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the West Ocean City Park and Ride.

HHW, along with computers, servers, and laptops, may be dropped off during this event. No other electronics will be accepted.

Worcester County Jail and State’s Attorney’s Office Phone Lines to be Temporarily Out of Service Monday, September 28

Phone lines at the Worcester County Jail (WCJ) and State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) will be out of service for about one hour each on Monday, September 28, 2020, during phone system upgrades.

Phone upgrades will begin at 11 a.m. at the SAO and 1 p.m. at the WCJ. Following the upgrades, phone systems at both locations will resume.
For additional information, contact Worcester County Information Technology at (410) 632-5610. 

Phyllis Wimbrow, deputy director of Worcester County Development Review and Permitting Retires

Snow Hill, Maryland – (September 14, 2020): Phyllis Wimbrow, deputy director of Worcester County Development Review and Permitting (DRP) will retire effective September 18 after 36 years of public service to the community.

“Phyllis’s leading role with the county inspired positive changes,” Chief Administrative Officer Harold Higgins said. “She effected change because she knows who we are as a rural, seaside county and what we are about and what we value as we strive to balance the demands of growth and protection of our natural resources.”

Worcester County Offices Closed Labor Day, September 7

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including the Central Landfill in Newark, Homeowner Convenience Centers, and Recreation and Parks, will be closed Monday, September 7, 2020, for the Labor Day holiday.

The Shore Spirits Retail Liquor Store in Pocomoke will be open during standard hours of operation.

WCG offices will resume standard operating hours on Tuesday, September 8. WCG staff wish one and all a happy and safe holiday weekend.

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