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.
The websites below provide valuable additional resources for a number of
health conditions and diseases.
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society Cancer Survivors Network
American Psychological Oncology Society
About.com - cancer
About.com - lung cancer
The Cancer Research and Prevention Fund - a richly informative site with detailed information on at least ten
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Mesothelioma Group - An organization dedicated to cancer research and awareness
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
Medicare Rights Center
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
National Institute of Nursing Research
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association - Drug and Alcohol treatment providers across the country
National Adult Day Services Association
Worcester County Youth Suicide Awareness & Prevention Program
About.com - 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.
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.
Grants for Single Mothers -- Listed here are financial assistance programs that help single moms
with utility bills, cash assistance, child care, college, medical bills
and medications, mortgage and foreclosure prevention, eviction prevention,
rent assistance, buying a home.
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.
DeafMD.org Foundation - A freely accessible, video-driven health education website.
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
www.ready.gov/make-a-plan -- Emergency preparation in your home
CDC -- Natural disasters and severe weather
www.ready.gov/caring-animals -- caring for your animals in an emergency
FEMA -- Pet preparedness
ready.gov -- caring for your pets
Maryland Health Connection -- the online insurance marketplace for the state of Maryland
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
About.com - Heart Disease
American Lung Association
American Stroke Association
About.com - Lung Cancer
American Lung Association (lungusa.org) Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care (ippcweb.org)
Share the Care
Family Caregiver Alliance
National Family Caregivers Association
Advanced Senior Solutions
Grief and Bereavement
Eternal Reefs: Permanent Living Ocean Legacy
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