Cold Weather Safety
Cold Weather Safety
Cold Weather Safety
Opioid Crisis Response Plan
Opioid Crisis Response Plan
Opioid Crisis Response Plan
Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health
Get active!
Get active!
Get active!
Help your child's asthma
Help your child's asthma
Help your child's asthma
Learn More About the Bay Restoration Fund Grant
Learn More About the Bay Restoration Fund Grant
Learn More About the Bay Restoration Fund Grant
Current Food Recalls & Alerts
Current Food Recalls & Alerts
Current Food Recalls & Alerts

Community Health Matters

Cold Weather Safety

When winter temperatures drop, staying warm and safe can be a challenge. Taking preventive measures is your best defense against the health hazards of extreme cold weather conditions. By being prepared, you can reduce the risk of weather-related health problems. Exposure to cold temperatures can cause serious or life-threatening health problems. Infants and the elderly are particularly at risk, but anyone can be affected. To keep you and your … [Read More...]

Our Mission

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is working to promote a healthy community by:

  • Informing and empowering our residents about public health issues;

  • Continuing to strengthen community partnerships;

  • Managing open, efficient, and effective culturally sensitive programs to assure adequate public health services;

  • Monitoring health status and developing policies to address public health issues;

  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment; and

  • Preparing for and responding to public health emergencies.