Department of Health Overview
Gregory Wm. Branch, M.D., MBA, CPE
Director, Health and Human Services | Health Officer
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212-2130
Phone: 410-887-BCHD (2243)
TTY users call via Maryland Relay
It is the vision of the Baltimore County Department of Health to have healthy people living, working and playing in Baltimore County. We aim to promote health and prevent disease by educating communities, advocating for healthy lifestyles, linking people to resources and treating various health conditions. As a service-oriented agency, we encourage you to use this valuable tool to access our services, get important health information, or to contact us.
September is National Preparedness Month! Take time to make a plan for you, your family and your pets. Learn how by visitingwww.ready.gov.
Back-to-School Immunization Clinics - Do your children have the recommended vaccines needed for the 2015 to 2016 school year? Free vaccines for children up to age 18 who are eligible under the Vaccines for Children program are available at our Back-to-School Clinics. Learn more about clinic dates, times and locations. View the immunization schedule for all ages.
Opioid Overdose Prevention Training - Register to attend a free, two-hour training on how to recognize, prevent and respond to an opioid overdose by using intra-nasal naloxone, a prescription medication that is used to reverse an overdose.
Beat the Heat - If you are looking for access to water and bathrooms in a cool environment, then Baltimore County has several "cooling centers" available where you can get relief from the heat.
Public Notification - View information about water contact alerts and water quality advisories.
Programs and Services
Community Event Requests: If you are interested in the Department of Health participating in your community event, please complete our Web form. If you do not have Web access, call 410-887-8467.
Revised August 31, 2015