Bridging Health Equity Across Communities
Bridging Health Equity Across Communities
Bridging Health Equity Across Communities
Naloxone training is available to the community
Naloxone training is available to the community
Naloxone training is available to the community
Get active!
Get active!
Get active!
What are trans fats?
What are trans fats?
What are trans fats?
Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations?
Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations?
Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations?
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

National Minority Health Month – Bridging Health Equity Across Communities

April is when we acknowledge National Minority Health Month and recognize the importance of achieving a nation free of disparities in health and health care. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, understanding the factors upon which better health is built – the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live and age – underscores our goal in building stronger relationships and alliances … [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.