The Network of Care website is a comprehensive directory for local healthcare services and community resources from addiction recovery to transportation services and everything in between. The website is maintained through a partnership between the Worcester County Health Department and Atlantic General Hospital. Click here to begin your search.

Additional Links

The websites below provide valuable additional resources for a number of health conditions and diseases.

Cancer Resources
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society Cancer Survivors Network
American Psychological Oncology Society - cancer - lung cancer
The Cancer Research and Prevention Fund - a richly informative site with detailed information on at least ten different cancers.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Mesothelioma Group - An organization dedicated to cancer research and awareness
Mesothelioma Center
Mesothelioma Guide -- A resource for patients and their families.
American Childhood Cancer Association - national organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with cancer and their families.
National Cancer Institute
Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide

Advance Directives and Living Wills
Maryand Advance Directives
Get Palliative Care - web site about Healthcare proxies and living wills
Caring Connections
Medicare Rights Center

General Health
Centers for Disease Control - the official Web site of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga.
Maryland Hospital Association - information on hospitals around Maryland and on subjects of interest to hospitals and patients.
National Institutes of Health - loads of information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.
Worcester County Health Department - provides information and services to the community regarding mental health, alcohol and other drugs, maternal child health, family planning, personal health, adult health, environmental health, communicable disease, developmental disabilities, and prevention programs.
World Health Organization
Care Pathways
National Institute of Nursing Research
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association - Drug and Alcohol treatment providers across the country

Senior Health
National Adult Day Services Association

Suicide Prevention
Worcester County Youth Suicide Awareness & Prevention Program
Resource Guide to Mental Health Providers


Alzheimer's Association - Alzheimer's
Advanced Senior Solutions

Tri-County Diabetes Alliance - This web site was developed by a group of health professionals from Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties in Maryland in coordination with the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association. It focuses on educating, preventing, and guiding the local community of the Three Lower Counties of the Eastern Shore of Maryland on their own individual risk of developing diabetes.
American Diabetes Association - the latest news and information about diabetes, recipes, tips on weight loss and exercise and more.

The Parents' Place of Maryland, Inc. - a one-stop source for information and referrals for families of children and youth with disabilities and special health care needs.

Behavioral Health
Worcester County Network of Care -- a resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health; information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features.

Play It Safe Ocean City -- To encourage high school graduates to make informed, healthy choices while having responsible fun without the use of alcohol and other drugs
Career Fire Fighter Paramedics Association of Ocean City - The Career Fire Fighter Paramedics Association of Ocean City, IAFF Local 4269 represents 41 Career Fire Fighters of the Department of Emergency Services Fire/EMS Division and six Fire Marshals of the Office of the Fire Marshal who protect over 300,000 people during the height of the season, and 11 Billion dollars worth of property in the City, in a combination service partnership with the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company.
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore -- The purpose of The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is to empower donors to make a profound difference in the quality of life in Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore - today and tomorrow. Foundation - A freely accessible, video-driven health education website.
National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Emergency Preparedness -- Emergency preparation in your home
CDC -- Natural disasters and severe weather -- caring for your animals in an emergency
FEMA -- Pet preparedness -- caring for your pets

Health Insurance
Maryland Health Connection -- the online insurance marketplace for the state of Maryland

Palliative Care
Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care
ABHPM Physician Directory
The National Palliative Care Research Center
The Veterans Health Administration
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Get Palliative Care

American Stroke Association
National Stroke Association

Heart and Lung Health
American Heart Association - Heart Disease
American Lung Association
American Stroke Association - Lung Cancer
American Lung Association ( Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care (

Caregiver Support
Share the Care
Family Caregiver Alliance
Caring Connections
Care Community
National Family Caregivers Association
Advanced Senior Solutions

Grief and Bereavement
Grieving Center
Growth House
Eternal Reefs: Permanent Living Ocean Legacy

Have a suggestion for a link on this page? Send us an e-mail at