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County offices are closed on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.

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Department ofHealth

Promotes health and prevents disease through education, advocacy, linkage to resources and treatment to improve the quality of life for County residents.

Health Press Release

Baltimore County Department of Health is working with community hospital partners to teach residents the signs of a stroke. The acronym BE FAST is used to alert people to watch for issues with Balance, Eyes, Face, Arms, Speech and to be Timely in getting medical attention right away for individuals experiencing difficulties in these areas.

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To achieve the vision of healthy people living, working and playing in Baltimore County, the Department of Health:

  • Promotes health and well-being among individuals and families
  • Provides quality health, housing and social services
  • Prevents disease through education, advocacy, outreach and connection to resources and treatment
  • Administers entitlement and benefits programs
  • Conducts investigations and inspections
  • Offers clinical and case management services 

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Public Health Resources

Learn more about public healthcurrent laws and the 10 essential services, or find important contact information below. 


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Contact Information

Learn who to contact in Baltimore County regarding the following.

Contact: Elyn Garrett-Jones
Phone: 410-887-3072
  • Public information requests
  • Media and interview requests
Note: Staff are not authorized to speak with the media without PIO/director approval.
Contact: LaTonya Smith-Moulden
Phone: 410-887-8467
Constituent services
Contact: CASH Campaign of Maryland
Phone: 311
Federal, state and local benefits

Contact: REACH Line
Phone: 410-887-3224

Information and referrals to harm reduction, treatment and recovery resources; operates Monday to Saturday, from 8:30 am to midnight.

Customer Service Survey

In order to help us continuously improve our programs and services, please complete our customer service survey—available in English or Spanish—to share your feedback regarding your experience with us. 


Accessibility and Equal Opportunity Notice

The Department supports the provision of services to all clients. TTY users call via Maryland Relay 711. The Department provides language assistance services free of charge to persons with limited English proficiency.

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Department of Health

6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212


Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Health: 410-887-2243

TTY: 711

Acting Director and Health Officer

Della J. Leister, R.N.

Deputy of Finance and Administration

Lawrence Richardson


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