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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 on Super Saturday, October 17, at one of seven locations in Baltimore County from 9 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary!

  • Marylanders can now "window shop" the 2016 health plans and prices at Maryland Health Connection a month before open enrollment begins on November 1.

  • Register (PDF) to attend the eighth annual Baltimore County Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Resource Fair on October 29.

  • Baltimore County Animal Services is holding rabies vaccination clinics and adoption promotions during the month of October.

  • Community, youth and faith-based organizations are encouraged to apply for a grant to conduct a tobacco education or prevention program in Baltimore County.

  • 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.

Programs and Services

Revised October 9, 2015

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