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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

  • Public Meeting Notification - The Baltimore County Child Fatality Review Team will be meeting on May 26 from 9 to 11 a.m.

  • Community Health Survey - If you are a Baltimore County resident, please take this brief survey in English or Spanish. Your answers will remain anonymous and will help health officials to better understand how you believe the health of Baltimore County can continue to be improved.

  • Behavioral Health Fair and Town Hall Meeting - Attend this event from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on May 28 at the Oregon Ridge Park Lodge to learn about mental health and substance abuse resources in Baltimore County. For further details or to registered, call 410-887-3828.

    June 27 is National HIV Testing Day - get a free, oral HIV test with results in 20 minutes from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at one of seven clinic locations in the County.

  • If you are looking for access to water and bathrooms in a cool environment, then Baltimore County has several "cooling centers" available where you can get relief from the heat.

Programs and Services

Revised May 20, 2015

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