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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

  • Seventh Grade Saturday Immunization Clinics –  Free Tdap and meningococcal vaccines for seventh graders are available Saturday, September 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at five locations: Drumcastle Government Center, General John Sticker Middle School, Middle River Middle School, Old Court Middle School and Southwest Academy. For more information, call 410-887-2718.

  • Back to School Immunization Clinics – Clinics are held weekdays until September 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at all Baltimore County Health Centers, except for Towson. No appointment necessary. For more information, call 410-887-2705.

  • Super Saturday Flu Vaccination Clinics  –  Get a free flu shot at one of seven locations on a first come, first serve basis (while supplies last) on Saturday, October 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. No appointment is needed.

  • Interested in learning how to save your friend or loved one from overdosing? Attend a free training on how to recognize, prevent and respond to an opioid overdose. Call the Bureau of Behavioral Health at 410-887-3828 for details. 

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

Programs and Services

Revised September 1, 2014

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