Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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5 Die From Hypothermia In Maryland In Month

State public health officials say Maryland has seen its first deaths from hypothermia this season, with five people dying from cold-related conditions in a month.

12/17/2014

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Md. Court Dismisses Swim School’s Lawsuit

A Carroll County judge is dismissing a lawsuit filed by a children’s swimming school chain against the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

06/11/2014

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Md. Reports First Hypothermia Death This Season

Public health officials say the state has had its first hypothermia-related death of the season.

12/04/2013

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Frederick Group Urges Md. To Regulate Biolabs

A watchdog group in Frederick is urging state licensing and registration of laboratories that handle certain deadly pathogens.

11/25/2013

flu cases

First Case Of Flu Confirmed In Md.

State health officials say the first case of influenza of the 2013-’14 season has been confirmed.

10/03/2013

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Second Hypothermia Death Confirmed In Md.

State health officials say a second death from hypothermia has been confirmed in Maryland.

01/03/2013

flu shot

Md. Health Dept. Confirms 2012’s First Flu Cases; 4 Children Affected, 1 Hospitalized

This year’s first cases of the flu virus are confirmed in Maryland and it’s already landed one local child in the hospital.

10/19/2012

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Health Officials Report 15 Infected With Meningitis In Md.; 4 More States Report Cases

A meningitis outbreak continues to spiral. Health officials in Maryland are now confirming a fifteenth case of the disease.

10/14/2012

lab, csi, bio science

Md. Panel On Biolab Safety Will Hold First Meeting In Baltimore

A state work group on private laboratories that handle dangerous pathogens is holding its first meeting at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Baltimore.

10/02/2012

baby crib bumpers

Md. Mulls Voluntary Standards For Crib Bumper Pads

The state of Maryland plans to hold hearings on adopting voluntary safety standards on crib bumper pads.

09/08/2012

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Fans Possibly Exposed To Rabies After A Bat Swoops In During Last Friday’s Ravens Game

An unusual health warning goes out to Ravens fans. Some people in the stands at last Friday’s game against the Detroit Lions may have been exposed to rabies.

08/23/2012

mosquito

Adult In Central Maryland Diagnosed With West Nile Virus

Maryland public health officials say the first case of West Nile virus has been diagnosed in the state.

08/10/2012

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