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Resources and Information

Health Coalition 

Baltimore County Department of Health
Drumcastle Government Center
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212-2130

Phone: 410-887-BCHD (2243)
TTY users call via Maryland Relay 


Gregory Wm. Branch, M.D., MBA, CPE
Baltimore County Health Officer, Baltimore County Coalition Chair

Laura Culbertson, R.N., MSN
Public Health Nurse Administrator, Coalition Point-of-Contact
Phone: 410-887-3729

Air Quality Awareness 

Air quality and health are directly related. See how you can help improve air quality.

Fall-Related Deaths

Reducing deaths related to falls through education and resources is an initiative for all ages.


Knowing your blood pressure numbers is the first step in managing your health.

Low Birth Weight

Reducing low birth weight is an initiative that provides a multi-faceted approach to decreasing infant mortality in Baltimore County. The following information presents ways to promote the health of babies. 

Television Interviews

View Comcast Newsmakers for interviews about:

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for tips on what you can do before pregnancy to be healthy.


Physical Activity and Reducing Childhood Obesity

Reducing childhood obesity through increased physical activity is a way to improve the health of children in Baltimore County. Use the resources below to increase your family's physical activity and improve their health.

Quit Smoking Resources

Substance Abuse Overdose Deaths

Reducing the risk of overdose deaths by decreasing access to medications that could be abused is a way to prevent overdoses in Baltimore County.


Syphilis rates can be reduced by encouraging testing at every health encounter. Find free, fast and confidential testing near you.

Tobacco Use Prevention

Reducing tobacco use by adults and youth is a critical step in improving health. The following resources provide information on how to quit smoking and discourage the use of tobacco.

Weight Control

Learn how to manage your weight without being hungry.

Revised January 28, 2016

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