Environmental Health

Environmental Health Services provides investigation and enforcement for a variety of environmental health concerns and supplies the public with preventative information through media releases, pamphlets, training sessions, and public speakers.

"Healthy Citizens in a Healthy Environment through Education and Enforcement." 


Public Notices

         The Frederick County Health Department has made the determination to suspend the 2017 Restricted Soil Reason due to low groundwater levels.  For additional information please read...Suspension of 2017 Restricted Soil Season 

Code of Maryland (COMAR 10.15.03)

Food Safety 


Food Choking Information

Maryland Annotated Code, Health General 21-326 requires all Food Service Facilities that prepare food and pride seating for patrons post a diagram on the use of manual maneuvers to prevent asphyxiation due to choking.  


Food Allergy Awareness

Effective March 1, 2014, Maryland Annotated Code, Health General 21-330.2(A) requires all food service facilities to prominently display a Food Allergy Awareness poster in the staff area of the facility. Additional information regarding food allergies and awareness can be found at the above link.  Food Allergy Awareness - Spanish