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.
March Madness Enrollment Events (PDF) - If you are uninsured, attend an enrollment event to find out which insurance plan you are eligible for and get help filling out applications.
Active Parenting Now and Active Parenting of Teens classes are available to Baltimore County residents who want to improve their parenting skills. Learn more. To register, call 410-887-3210.
If you are looking for access to water and bathrooms in a warm environment, then Baltimore County has several “warming centers” available where you can get relief from the cold.
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 410-887-3078.
View or download a copy of the 2012-2013 Health Service Directory (PDF), which contains descriptions of services available through the Baltimore County Department of Health and contact numbers.
Revised February 28, 2014