National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Charles County’s Drug Take Back  program is designed to keep the community safe. This program allows for safe disposing of all medications no longer being used. Click here to learn more about the locations to drop off unwanted medication. Call  301-645-0550 or 301-870-3000 for more information.

FDA Orders Mandatory Recall for Kratom Products due to Risk of Salmonella

For Immediate Release April 3, 2018 Release Español Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has issued a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, after several were found to contain salmonella. The agency took this action after the company failed to …
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Get Ready for New Medicare Cards

Between April, 2018 and April, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare.  The new cards will have a new unique Medicare Number instead of a Social Security Number.  Medicare will automatically mail the new cards to the beneficiary address on file with the Social …
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Free Workshop-Parents & Teens: United Against the Opiate Crisis

Welcome to our second workshop for parents and teens. We invite you to come and learn how you can better communicate with your teen(s) about various topics. It is our hope that you will leave this workshop informed and united as a family. We look forward to seeing you there! Please click here to register.

An estimated 84 million Americans are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a disease that can lead to serious complications like kidney disease, blindness, and amputation. But a type 2 diabetes diagnosis doesn’t have to be in you or your loved one’s future—it can be prevented or delayed with healthy lifestyle changes. Learning your …
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