Local Health Department (LHD)


The local health departments in each county are overseen by the State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH). Their goal is to provide for the health of Maryland residents. Services available through your local health department include:

  • Public health information, education, and assistance
  • Health services for families, children, and adults
  • Licensing and monitoring of health care services
  • Access to low cost medical resources for uninsured individuals

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Disclaimer: Please note that because providers voluntarily list their services on this site, all providers in the state may not be listed. While we strive to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, the inclusion of a provider listing on Maryland Access Point does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of that services. Always use appropriate caution by consulting trusted advisers and checking references and licensure before hiring a care provider.

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