"Getting it right: Baltimore’s safe sleep efforts pay off" (Columbus Post Dispatch) September 16, 2014

Antoine Dow is a 40-year-old Baltimore barber who never passes on an opportunity to talk about a lifesaving issue - safe Sleep for babies. Dearea Matthews is a 29-year-old Baltimore mother who experienced a tragic loss. Antoine, Dearea and others are interviewed for this excellent story about Baltimore's efforts to protect babies.

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and this year's theme is "Be Disaster Aware.  Take Action To Prepare." Check out the many resources and tips provided by BCHD's Office of Public Health Preparedness & Response here. 

Flu Shot Clinics For Seniors in September

The Baltimore City Health Department, in partnership with Maxim Health Services, will offer flu shots to seniors age 65 and older, on 6 days in September.

"Teaching about STDs through comic books" (Baltimore Sun) August 17, 2014

When eight high school students are commissioned to make a graphic novel about sexual health, don't be surprised if the result includes pet dragons, a troll with genital warts and a guy named Funk Master Flexin'. These comedic touches appear in a booklet created during a six-week summer program for students at the Baltimore City Health Department that aims to raise awareness about sexual health.



 

"Baltimore doctors push for routine HIV testing" (In Focus, WMAR-ABC2) August 14, 2014

BALTIMORE - It's a disease that claimed millions of lives all over the world and here at home in Baltimore we've seen our fair share of cases, ranking our city as one of the top in the country for HIV cases. With about 13,000 people diagnosed with the virus in the city Health Department officials are getting creative with a program that could turn those numbers around. It's called Protect Baltimore.

"School Year About To Start. Have Your Kids Gotten Their Vaccines?" (WJZ-TV) August 13, 2014

Dr. Judy DeBose, Medical Director of School Health for the Baltimore City Health Department, spoke with WJZ-TV about the importance of all students having their Back to School immunizations.

Vaccination Requirements For The New School Year

Attention parents / caregivers of school-aged children in Baltimore City.  Please ensure students are up-to-date with immunizations before city schools open their doors to students on August 25. There are new school immunization requirements for students entering kindergarten and 7th grade this fall.

Flu Shot Clinics For Seniors

The Baltimore City Health Department, in partnership with Maxim Health Services, will offer flu shots to seniors at six clinics in September.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake, ShopRite Relaunch Virtual Supermarket Program, First of its Kind in the Nation

Officials announce the relaunch of Baltimore City's Virtual Supermarket program—a nationally award-winning program...

IMAGE: Mayor Rawlings-Blake announces the relaunch of the Virtual Supermarket

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