Ebola - information for the public and health care providers
Ebola - information for the public and health care providers
Ebola - information for the public and health care providers
Have you had your flu shot?
Have you had your flu shot?
Have you had your flu shot?
Childhood obesity - small choices make a big change
Childhood obesity - small choices make a big change
Childhood obesity - small choices make a big change
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
Immunizations are for Everyone!
Immunizations are for Everyone!
Immunizations are for Everyone!
Current Food Recalls & Alerts
Current Food Recalls & Alerts
Current Food Recalls & Alerts
Tick-Borne Disease Precautions
Tick-Borne Disease Precautions
Tick-Borne Disease Precautions

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Breast Cancer – What You Need to Know

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, reminding women across the country of the importance of breast cancer screening. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it is advanced enough to feel or cause symptoms. A mammogram is an X-ray of the breast. Most women who are 50 to 74 years old should have a … [Read More...]

Latest News Release

Health Department Seeking Primary Care Providers for Million Hearts Collaborative

LEONARDTOWN, MD (October 30, 2014) - The St. Mary’s County Health Department is seeking local primary care practices to implement clinical quality improvement, including team-based care strategies for adult blood pressure management. Six primary care practice sites in St. Mary’s County who participate in the St. Mary’s County Million Hearts Collaborative and implement clinical quality improvement measures promoting cardiovascular health for their … [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.