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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Free Community Health Screenings Event Commemorates National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

LARGO, MD – As part of its ongoing effort to help educate the African-American community about the importance of knowing their HIV status, and to commemorate the 2019 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,

the Prince George's County Health Department is participating in a free HIV testing event for the community on Tuesday, February 12th at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC).

The event, Black Health Empowerment Day, is at PGCC’s Hea...

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Health News
Posted on: January 23, 2019

County Residents Furloughed Due to Federal Government Shutdown May Be Eligible for WIC

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Health Department wants to ensure residents who are furloughed federal government employees and contractors know they may be eligible to participate in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) assistance program.

Persons from families with adult members who are furloughed shall be eligible based on income during the period of unemployment if the loss of income causes the current rate of family income to be within the income guidelines for program eligibility.“We w...

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Health News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Prince George’s County Health Department Opens Wet Season Soil Testing

LARGO, MD – Wet season percolation (PERC) testing for Prince George’s County will begin on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 due to adequate soil saturation levels.

PERC testing is required for any property that is not going to be served by public sewer and before any septic system or on-site sewage disposal system can be installed.

If you plan to build on undeveloped property in Prince George's County and your proper...

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