Department of Health Overview
Gregory Wm. Branch, M.D., MBA, CPE, FACP
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
The Department provides language assistance services free of charge to persons with limited English proficiency.
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.
- Keep up-to-date on Zika news, guidance and prevention measures with these websites:
Attend a Zika Community Chat with state and county health officials at 6 p.m., on June 28, at the Department of Health.
Read Dr. Branch's blurb on men's health and the need for routine screenings.
Baltimore County health officials are encouraging men to take advantage of a free screening clinic (PDF) that will be offered on June 24 at two locations. The clinic will serve uninsured and underinsured teenage and adult males.
Programs and Services
Animal Services - Get information about lost pets, pet adoptions, spaying and neuter services, microchipping and more.
Environmental Health Services - Get information on monitoring and consultation regarding food facilities, swimming pools and water sampling.
General Health Services - Get information on available health services for the general public and specialty groups and our health centers.
Information and Resources - Get information on a variety of health and safety topics and resources.
Community Event Requests - Complete our web form to partner with the Department of Health on your community event.
Revised June 9, 2016