The Health Department will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 for Independence Day. 

Audiology Services, Dental Program, Infants & Toddlers Program, and School Health will be open Friday, July 5th.

Administration (including birth and death certificate services), Behavioral Health Services, Community Health Services (including WIC services), Environmental Health, Health Care Connection & Preparedness (including health insurance enrollment services), Mental Health Services, Office of Planning, Assessment and Communication will be closed Friday, July 5th.

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    State Opioid Response (SOR) Second Request for Proposal

    The Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration was recently awarded a two year “State Opioid Response (SOR)” grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Read on...
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    Healthiest Maryland Businesses Honored for Worksite Wellness Achievements

    On Friday, June 7, 2019, sixty-seven Maryland employers were recognized as Healthiest Maryland Businesses Wellness at Work Awardees for their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. Read on...
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    Annual Open Burn Ban Notification

    The Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) reminds residents that there is an open burning ban in effect from June 1st through August 31st. Read on...
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    Tips to Prevent Vehicular Heatstroke Deaths in Children

    In 2018, 52 children died in hot cars, making it the deadliest year on record in the last 20 years. The National Safety Council stated that 14 children in Maryland have died due to hot cars since 1998. Read on...
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