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Prince George’s County Health Department Offering Free Dental Screenings From Children

Prince George’s County Health Department Offering Free Dental Screenings From Children

This story comes to us from Dellia Williams:

Free dental screenings for children 0 to 18 years of age will be offered at the Cheverly Health Center on a walk-in basis.  Throughout the month of February, in celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Prince George’s County Health Department’s Dental Health program will offer free screenings to children 0 to 18 years of age. 

 

Bowie, Maryland’s Own Antonio Wright Helps Inspire Hit Book Body by Design

Bowie, Maryland’s Own Antonio Wright Helps Inspire Hit Book Body by Design

Antonio Wright from Bowie, Maryland helps inspire hit book Body by Design with his remarkable transformation and motivational spirit. A bestseller on Amazon’s Exercise and Fitness, Healthy Living, and Weight Loss categories, Body by Design, written by Kris Gethin (Editor-in-Chief of Bodybuilding.com) is a revolutionary 12-week diet and exercise program backed by real-life success stories. A certified authority in health and fitness, Bodybuilding.com is home to BodySpace, the world’s leading online fitness community offering a powerful blend of motivational, informational, and nutritional resources to over 650,000 members.

Prince George's County Launches HIV Awareness Campaign

The Prince George’s County Health Department is hosting a press conference to launch its HIV Awareness Campaign, responding to the alarming levels of HIV cases in Prince George’s County.

“Maryland ranks fourth in the United States and territories for the number of HIV cases reported,” said Dr. Donald Shell, M.D., M.A., Health Officer for the Health Department. “We hope that this campaign will raise awareness about the prevalence of HIV in the area and urge residents to get tested and treated.”

The event takes place on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Prince George’s County Health Department

Headquarters Building

1701 McCormick Drive, Suite 200

Conference Room

Largo, MD  20774

Bowie Health Fair

On September 25th, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m, receive free or low cost health assessments and consultations at more than 40 screening stations and health activities.

Visit more than 30 exhibitors who will be on hand to provide services and information to residents of Bowie and the greater Bowie area.  The event takes place at various facilities along Health Center Drive (across from the Bowie Town Center).  Parking is available at these facilities and in the parking lot of the Bowie Town Center. Shuttle buses will operate between the various areas of the fair. For more information, call 301-618-6123 or check the event blog, http://bowiehealthfair.blogspot.com.

Fall Group Sessions in Bowie

The City of Bowie Maryland announces: Bowie Youth & Family Offers Variety of Group Sessions This Fall

BOWIE YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES 

FALL 2010 GROUPS BEGINNING OCTOBER 

Happy Moms, Healthy Babies

Teen mothers (ages 17-22) and their babies up to 18 months old meet weekly to discuss the joys and the difficulties of motherhood, meet others in similar situations, share knowledge and provide support.

[Fee Waived] 

ADHD Education

Two groups run simultaneously:  Adults learn about ADHD/ADD and new ways to help their child.  Children, ages 8-10, focus on improving social skills.