Plan ahead to keep your family safe in an emergency
Plan ahead to keep your family safe in an emergency
Plan ahead to keep your family safe in an emergency
Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health
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Get active!
Get active!
What are trans fats?
What are trans fats?
What are trans fats?
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

Plan Ahead to Keep your Family Safe in an Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month – a reminder that the time to plan for a disaster is before it happens – don’t wait until it’s too late!  If you had to leave your home or place of work without much warning, would you know what to take with you? Your ability to recover from an emergency tomorrow depends on the planning you do today. By training to respond in the event of a disaster, you can help first responders in our community by … [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.