Colorectal Cancer is Preventable - Get Screened!
Colorectal Cancer is Preventable - Get Screened!
Colorectal Cancer is Preventable - Get Screened!
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

Colorectal Cancer is Preventable – Get Screened!

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer affects both men and women of all racial and ethnic groups. It is the third most common cancer and the 2nd leading cancer killer in the United States. Early detection through screening; however, can drastically change these numbers. Colorectal cancer has been named the “other silent killer" because there are often no symptoms in the earliest stages. During these early stages, it is the most … [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.