•The county Health Department offers free breast exams, mammograms, AP tests and cervical-cancer screenings to eligible county residents 40 and older. Information: 410-222-6180 or learntolivehealthy.org.

The Department of Health will conduct mandated vision and hearing screenings in public schools for children in preschool, kindergarten, first and eighth grade and for students new to Anne Arundel County schools. Students in the following schools and programs will be screened in January.

•Manor View Elementary, Monday, Jan. 13

•Broadneck Elementary, Monday, Jan 13 and Tuesday, Jan. 14

Brooklyn Park Middle, Tuesday, Jan. 14 and Wednesday, Jan. 15

•St. Andrew's United Methodist Day School, Wednesday, Jan. 15

•Monarch Academy, Thursday, Jan. 16

•Montessori International, Wee Lad & Lassie Early Learning Center, Friday, Jan. 17

•St Mary's Elementary, St. Paul's Lutheran School, Jan.22 and 23

•Faith Baptist Child Development Center, Jan. 23 and 24

•Community United Methodist Preschool, His Kid's Preschool, Jan. 24

•Hebron-Harman Elementary, Jan. 29 and 30

•Corkran Middle, Jan. 30

•Bay Country Children's Learning Center, Messiah United Methodist Preschool, Severna Park Baptist Church's Weekday Early Education Center, Jan. 31

For additional information call vision and hearing technician supervisor Kim Roussey at 410-222-6838.

Healthful eating

The Learn To Live program of the Department of Health offers a free archive of more than 675 healthy recipes; most are low in saturated and trans fats and high in fiber. Many are suitable for diabetic, meatless and low-sodium diets. To view recipes and to print out free recipe cards, go to learntolivehealthy.org. Click on "Search Recipes" under "Food and Fitness."

Rabies prevention

The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: call 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org.

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