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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

  • World AIDS Day is December 1 – In recognition of World AIDS Day, additional HIV Testing clinics will be held December 1, 2, 3 and 4.

  • Get a free flu shot on November 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Drumcastle Government Center. Free flu shots are also available at our Health Centers (with the exception of Towson) or at the Drumcastle Government Center,  Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment necessary.

  • If you are concerned that a loved one is at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication, attend a free overdose prevention training on December 10. Pre-registration is required to attend.

  • Ebola Virus Information  – Ebola Virus is a big news topic, here are some facts and information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Public Notification – View current water contact alerts and water quality advisories.

Programs and Services

Revised November 19, 2014

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