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Stronger Together

Welcome to the Mid Shore Health Improvement Coalition Website

Partners from across the Mid Shore of Maryland are working together to address pressing health issues. First priority? Preventing and Managing Diabetes. 

Join us in our efforts to help our community.

Why Diabetes?

 According to the federal government, the number of US adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled in the past 20 years. And on the Mid Shore of Maryland, over a third of all adults have prediabetes, the condition that often leads to diabetes. This is our shared call to action: to take steps today to build a Healthy Mid Shore for ourselves and for future generations.

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Latest News

Spotlight on Local Initiatives

Mobile Integrated Community Health reaches vulnerable, reduces costs

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Health and  Department of Emergency Services team up to offer skilled health care professionals to assist residents with the tools and support needed to reach personal health goals.

Upper Shore Aging supplements Meals on Wheels deliveries with local produce.

Meals on Wheels participants from Caroline, Talbot and Kent counties are now receiving fresh produce with their weekly prepared meal deliveries. Learn more about this partnership between USA and Kent County Health Department.

UM Shore Regional Health's Diabetes programs engage patients and caregivers across the Mid Shore.

From Diabetes Self Management classes, to medical nutrition therapy, to support groups and consultation with diabetes experts, the Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM Shore Regional Health has resources to support individuals and caregivers.