If you have questions about the Covid-19 Vaccine please click the following link to review the most up to date publication by the CDC. Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines (cdc.gov) If you are interested in learning more about the vaccine from our local Garrett County Health Department please contact them through the Covid-19Continue reading “Still Have Questions About Covid-19 Vaccines?”
Press release: Garrett County Senior Centers and Garrett County Community Action Committee: April 16th, 2021 Garrett County Senior Centers will begin a phased reopening plan at two senior centers for senior activities beginning Monday, May 3rd. Seniors will not need to be vaccinated, however, masks, wellness checks, and physical distancing are still required. Senior centersContinue reading “Senior Center Re-Opening Update”
Alzheimer’s Association – Community Education Programs To help constituents learn about Alzheimer’s disease, the Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of free education programs in locations throughout the community, including workplace settings. Education programs are programs that result in increased understanding, development of new skills, changes in attitude and/or behavior, and ultimately lead to further action.Continue reading “The Brains Behind Saving Yours”
Garrett County residents receive support from the Greater Maryland Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to provide support for Maryland residents whose lives have been touched by Alzheimer’s Disease. They offer a number of resources such as: 24/7 Helpline, Support Groups, Care consultations, education programs as well as conferences and trainings for caregivers throughout the year.Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Association”
We are looking for volunteers to assist with the Groceries to Go (G2G) program in Oakland and Grantsville. This program helps ensure that our communities food-insecure seniors receive the assistance they need and running this program takes a village! That is why we are reaching out to our neighbors and friends to ask for volunteersContinue reading “Volunteers Needed!”
The Maryland Department of Aging (MDOA) is partnering up with Story Tapestries to launch Share Your Life Stories as an initiative to address social isolation related to COVID-19. Please check out the flier below for more information on how you can participate!
Garrett County Community action is teaming up with the IRS to offer FREE Federal and State tax preparation services to all eligible clients in MD and WV. Please see the fliers below for additional information!
Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers Pap test and pelvic exams to check for cervical cancer. Here is the information posted by CMS (Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services) Cervical & vaginal cancer screenings Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers Pap tests and pelvic exams to check for cervical and vaginal cancers. As part of the pelvicContinue reading “Medicare: Cervical Health Awareness”