If you have questions about COVID-19 or testing, please call the local 211 center at 866-411-6803.
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Note: calls to numbers listed above may be answered by voicemail as many employees are teleworking. Please leave a message and your call will be returned.
|Program/Service operating at reduced capacity:||Call with Questions|
|Syringe Services Program (reduced schedule)||301-600-1777|
|Behavioral Health Treatment Services||301-600-3567|
|HIV: Case Managers (non-emergency only)||301-600-3342|
|Preventive Health Programs||301-600-3362|
|Environmental Health services||301-600-1715|
|Audiology and Infants & Toddlers||301-600-1611|
|Medicaid Enrollment (phone appointments only)||301-600-3124|
|Mental Health Appointments (current patients, appointment only)||301-600-1755|
Medicaid enrollment: Please call 301-600-3124 to make a Medicaid enrollment appointment by phone.
Qualified health plans: The Coronavirus Emergency special enrollment period has been extended until June 15. Please call 301-600-3124 to make a phone appointment. For more information, please visit Maryland Health Connection.
Burn Permits - We are unable to process burn permits for first time applicants. Those who have received burn permits in the past must include their check for payment with a completed application and must be dropped off in the drop box at Entrance A (blue flag) at the Health Department. WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING OR DISPENSING MAIL AT THIS TIME. The permit and receipt will be returned to the applicant via email.
Food Service Facilities -
Temporary Food Permits - Due to the social size limitation of 50 people, under the governors order, our office is suspending processing Temporary Food Permits for events that take place within the next 8 weeks. Other events further out will be processed, but the processing time is extended.
Well & Septic - Due to limited availability of staff and services, until further notice, please be advised that information request processing will be delayed and may take 15 to 30 business days to complete and return. Please do not contact our office regarding your information request until this timeframe has passed.
Wet Season Suspension - Effective March 19, 2020 The Frederick County Environmental Health Services Division has suspended wet season soil evaluations and percolation testing. Precipitation and water table observations will be monitored to determine when testing may resume. No new applications for testing are being accepted for this wet season. If you have questions please call the FCHD Environmental Health Services Division at 301-600-1715.