Dec. 6: Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is experiencing a server outage. Due to this issue, the following services are currently affected:

  • WIC - by phone only, please call 301-600-2507. No in person appointments on 12/6.
  • Vital Records - birth and death certificates cannot be issued.
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  1. PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT

    Man Bitten by Unknown Dog in Frederick County

    Man Bitten by Unknown Dog on Sunday, November 14, 2021, near the intersection of West Patrick Street and Willowdale Drive, Frederick, Maryland. Seeking Owner of Dog. Read on...
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    Frederick County Health Department Awarded National Reaccreditation

    The Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) announced it has successfully completed a review process to maintain national accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) for the next five years. Read on...
  3. PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT

    Man Bitten by Unknown Dog in Frederick County

    A man was bitten by a dog around 7 PM on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, outside the Olde Towne Tavern at 325 North Market Street in Frederick, Maryland. The bite occurred when the victim and dog passed each other on a narrow sidewalk. Read on...
  4. Public Health Alert

    Fox Tests Positive for Rabies in Frederick City, Maryland

    On October 5, 2021, the Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) received a report from the Maryland Department of Health Rabies Laboratory that a fox found near Baughman’s Lane and Shookstown Road has tested positive for rabies. Read on...
  5. PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT

    Child Bitten by Unknown Dog in Frederick County

    A child was bitten by an unknown dog at the playground on Laurel Wood Way in Frederick, Maryland, around 6:30 or 7:00 pm, on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The dog is described as a large, fawn-colored, Pitbull-type dog. Read on...
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