Department of Health Overview
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.
April is National Minority Health Month – Everyone in America should have the chance to live a healthy life, regardless of who they are and where they live. Learn about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities.
Immunization Clinic for Baltimore County Sixth Graders this Saturday (PDF) – Notice to parents of current County sixth grade students: Beginning August 2014, all seventh grade students will be required to have two additional vaccines. The Department of Health is offering the two vaccines for free on Saturday, April 26, by appointment at three locations. Baltimore County Employees: Schedule an appointment for your child using the County network. If you get a security warning, select the option to proceed anyway.
Free Hearing Screening (PDF) – The Department of Health is offering free hearing screenings by appointment only during the month of May. Call 410-887-6443 to learn about available time slots and schedule an appointment.
Rabies Vaccination Clinics – Get your dog, cat or ferret vaccinated against rabies at one of nine low-cost clinics in Baltimore County between May 3 and June 14.
Programs and Services
Community Event Requests: If you are interested in the Department of Health participating in your community event, please complete our web form. If you do not have web access, call 410-887-3078.
View or download a copy of the 2012-2013 Health Service Directory (PDF), which contains descriptions of services available through the Baltimore County Department of Health and contact numbers.
Revised April 23, 2014