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Enterovirus D68

Hospitals in Missouri and Illinois are seeing more children than usual with severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68 for this time of the year. Several other states are investigating clusters of children with severe respiratory illness, possibly due to enterovirus D68. CDC is watching this situation closely and helping the states with testing of specimens. Please see the […]

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Flu Season is Coming!

 What is the Flu? Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best […]

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Ebola News

County partners met to receive the latest information on Ebola. To view the PowerPoint presentation, click here. To listen to the narrated version of the presentation, click here.     Questions? What is Ebola? How Ebola is Spread Are You Ready? Flu vs. Ebola  Health Department’s Key Facts About Ebola   Health Department’s Steps to Control Ebola  Ebola […]

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Potassium Iodide (KI)

FREE Potassium Iodide tablets will be distributed by the Harford County Health Department to residents who live within ten miles of the Peach Bottom Power Plant on SATURDAY, June 7th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at North Harford High School. Tables will be set up in the main lobby where you will complete a short distribution […]

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