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Department of Health Overview

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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.  

Health Highlights

  • Get a free flu shot at one of our Health Centers (except Towson), Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. or while in your car at the  drive through flu clinic on November 2.

  • Pets for Vets Promotion - Veterans living in Baltimore County can adopt a pet and get a current pet spayed or neutered at no cost from November 9 through 16. Adoption and spay and neuter fees are half price for general public during this promotion (PDF).

  • If you are concerned that a loved one is at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication, attend a free overdose prevention training on November 13 or December 10. Pre-registration is required to attend.

  • Ebola Virus Information  – Ebola Virus is a big news topic, here are some facts and information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Public Notification – View current water contact alerts and water quality advisories.

Programs and Services

Revised October 29, 2014

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