City water quality report available
CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Engineering Division has the 2013 Water Quality Report available online at http://www.ci.cumberland.md.us/new_site/index.php/contents/view/864.
The report details where Cumberland’s water comes from and what is in it. City residents will be provided the direct link web address on their monthly utility bills starting in June and the report will be printed as a public notice in the Times-News on May 15.
To request a paper copy of the report, call 301-759-6604. The report may also be found at Cumberland branches of the Allegany County Public Library, Allegany County Health Department and other public locations.
State AHEC director recognized
CUMBERLAND — Maryland Area Health Education Center Program Director Dr. Claudia Baquet has been honored by the American Association for Cancer Research for her contributions to the Science of Cancer Health Disparities.
As associate dean for policy and planning at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baquet serves as an advocate for better health care, including issues relating to the health needs and models for underserved communities, telemedicine and rural health initiatives.
She works closely with elected officials, their staffs and other policymakers. Baquet also serves as director of the Maryland AHEC program, director of the Center for Health Policy/Health Services Research and director of the Center for Health Disparities. In 2003, she became director of the University of Maryland Comprehensive Center for Health Disparities.
City water quality report available
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