Immunizations are for Everyone!
Immunizations are for Everyone!
Immunizations are for Everyone!
Are You Sun Safe?
Are You Sun Safe?
Are You Sun Safe?
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
Safe to use the beach?
Safe to use the beach?
Safe to use the beach?
Current Food Recalls & Alerts
Current Food Recalls & Alerts
Current Food Recalls & Alerts
Tick-Borne Disease Precautions
Tick-Borne Disease Precautions
Tick-Borne Disease Precautions

New This Month

National Immunization Awareness Month: Immunizations Across a Lifespan

Each year in August, National Immunization Awareness Month provides an opportunity to highlight the importance of immunization across the lifespan. Immunizations are one of the top 10 public health accomplishments of the 20th Century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although immunizations have significantly reduced the incidence of many serious infectious diseases, vaccination rates for some diseases are not … [Read More...]

Latest News Release

Health Department Seeking Proposals for Healthy Families Initiative in St. Mary’s County

LEONARDTON, MD (August 26, 2014) – The St. Mary’s County Health Department is seeking proposals from organizations credentialed as a provider/site by Healthy Families America to implement the Healthy Families program model for St. Mary’s County families.  The national Healthy Families model provides regular home visits from the beginning of pregnancy through the first five years of life for families that may be at higher risk for adverse … [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.