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?
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
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

Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

November is National Diabetes Month, which raises awareness of the disease as well as its consequences, management, and prevention. Diabetes affects 29 million Americans, with 21 million people diagnosed and 8 million undiagnosed. An estimated 86 million American adults who are 20 years or older have prediabetes, which puts them at high risk for developing the disease. What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are … [Read More...]

Latest News Release

Health Department Reissuing Proposal for Community First Choice Nurse Monitoring Services

LEONARDTOWN, MD (November 20, 2014) – The St. Mary’s County Health Department is reissuing a proposal from agencies to provide Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Monitoring services for clients in the Community First Choice program who are served in the St. Mary’s County area. For more information about the Community First Choice Nurse Monitoring request for proposals, please visit the health department’s website at www.smchd.org/rfp. … [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.