It's hurricane season - what's your emergency plan?
It's hurricane season - what's your emergency plan?
It's hurricane season - what's your emergency plan?
You can help save someone from an overdose
You can help save someone from an overdose
You can help save someone from an overdose
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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

It’s Hurricane Season – How Prepared are You?

June is the beginning of hurricane season and a reminder that the best time to make an emergency preparedness plan is when there is no emergency. Experts from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are forecasting higher than average hurricane activity in the Atlantic Ocean for the 2017 season.   The planning and preparation you do today increases your family's chances of survival in case of a disaster tomorrow. Your … [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.