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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

  • Learn how to save your loved one or friend from dying from an overdose. Register to attend a free opioid overdose prevention training on March 31 or April 14.

  • March is Colon Cancer Month! - If you are age 50 or older (younger if at increased risk), you should be screened for colon cancer. Early detection can save your life. To find out if you are eligible to receive a free screening, call 410-887-3456.

  • Cold Weather Resources - If you are looking for a warm environment with access to water and bathrooms, then Baltimore County has several “warming centers” available where you can get relief from the cold.

Programs and Services

Revised March 3, 2015

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