Are you heart healthy?
Are you heart healthy?
Are you heart healthy?
Take preventive measures against extreme cold weather
Take preventive measures against extreme cold weather
Take preventive measures against extreme cold weather
Are you at risk for diabetes?
Are you at risk for diabetes?
Are you at risk for diabetes?
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?
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

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Are You At Risk for Heart Disease?

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) – including heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure – is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. Americans suffer more than 2 million heart attacks and strokes each year, and every day 2,200 people die from CVD. It is among the leading causes of disability, and costs the U.S. over $300 billion each year, including the cost of health care services, medications, and lost … [Read More...]

Latest News Release

Health Department Seeking Proposals to Conduct an Opioid Misuse Prevention Needs Assessment

LEONARDTOWN, MD (February 20, 2015) – The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) is seeking proposals to develop and conduct a local health needs assessment on the topic of opioid misuse for St. Mary’s County. The Behavioral Health Administration of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has awarded grant funding for fiscal year 2015 to implement the Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP) in St. Mary’s County. A portion of the … [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.