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.
Save your friend or loved one from overdosing. Attend a free training on how to recognize, prevent and respond to an opioid overdose. Pre-registration is required. Register or call the Bureau of Behavioral Health at 410-887-3828.
To assist parents in getting their children immunized before the start of the 2014 to 2015 school year, the Baltimore County Department of Health will provide recommended vaccines (PDF) at no cost for children up to age 18 who are eligible under the Vaccines for Children program.
If you are looking for access to water and bathrooms in a cool environment, Baltimore County has several "cooling centers" available where you can get relief from the heat.
Beat the summer heat! Learn how to make over 50 non-alcoholic drinks.
Public Notification – View current 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.
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 July 22, 2014