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.
Looking to enroll in health insurance? Call the Healthcare Access Maryland Call Center at 1-877-223-5201 or attend an enrollment event (PDF) in Baltimore or Anne Arundel Counties or Baltimore City.
Spread the word, not the germs. You can prevent getting the flu by getting a flu shot.
Baltimore County has drug drop boxes! Residents can safely dispose of expired and unwanted medications at one of 10 convenient locations.
Programs and Services
Baltimore County Health Coalition: This multi-disciplinary group is working to achieve Maryland State Health Improvement Process objectives and meets quarterly on the first Wednesday of every month.
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 December 5, 2013