ADULT EVALUATION AND REVIEW SERVICES: Provides comprehensive evaluation for persons ages 60 and older who are at risk of institutionalization. Helps clients and their families locate services to enable clients to remain at home. Located at 314 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD. Call 410-414-9367.
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: Provides screening for detection of hypertension and monitoring of hypertensive individuals to determine if blood pressure is being controlled. Screening is offered by appointment Mon-Fri, 8:30-10AM.
CANCER: Provides free colorectal screenings to eligible residents. Call 410-535-5400 EX 348 to be screened.
CHILD HEALTH CLINIC: Provides services to children from birth to age 21. Includes immunizations, new born baby visiting, Infant and Toddlers, Healthy Start Program, Healthy Kids Program, school health services, and case management. Also offers childbirth and parenting classes.
COLPOSCOPY CLINIC: Provides follow-up and treatment for women with abnormal pap smear results.
CORE SERVICE AGENCY: Responsible for planning, managing, and monitoring public mental health services. Assures that a comprehensive range of services are available, accessible and affordable, including: evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, case management, rehabilitation, community support, therapeutic foster care, supervised housing, emergency services and crisis intervention.
DISEASE SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL: Offers screening clinics for persons who are suspected of having communicable diseases, i.e., TB, AIDS, HIV. Provides treatment, including counseling and medication to persons diagnosed as having TB. Refers persons who need chest x-rays to other sources in the community. Service is free. Provides confidential and anonymous HIV testing and counseling services.
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Inspects restaurants and food service facilities, schools, hospitals and nursing homes for environmental safety. Issues permits for wells and septic system; monitors air and water quality. Works in rabies prevention.
FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC: Provides family planning services, including pregnancy testing and counseling, physical exams for women, contraceptive supplies, post delivery care and prenatal case management for Medical Assistance recipients. Also participates in teen pregnancy prevention awareness programs, counsels pregnant teens, and coordinates support groups at local high schools for pregnant teens.
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Offers mental health services to any age county resident and includes geriatric, psychological and psychiatric evaluations, family and marriage counseling, group therapy and medication clinic.
PERSONAL CARE PROGRAM: For Medical Assistance recipients only. Provides personal hygiene, meals, transportation to medical appointments and shopping. Located at 134 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD.
SCHOOL HEALTH NURSING: Provides health consultation and educational programs to school staff and students. Works to increase the number of immunized children in schools and to lower the incidence of communicable disease.
SEASONAL FLU SHOTS: Call the Flu Hotline to hear dates and locations for local flu clinics. Also, visit the website for a complete listing of current local flu clinics.
*The new seasonal flu shot covers both the seasonal flu and H1N1 flu.
SERVICE COORDINATION OFFICE: Helps intellectually disabled and other developmentally disabled adults obtain services to enable them to remain in the community. Located at Prince Frederick Office.
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE PROGRAM: Provides testing and treatment to anyone who feels that he or she may have contracted a sexual transmitted disease. Service is free.
SMOKING CESSATION CLASSES.
TRAVEL AND FLU IMMUNIZATIONS.
VITAL RECORDS: Issues certified birth and death certificates.
Laurence B. Polsky, M.D., M.P.H.
975 Solomon's Island Road North
975 Solomon's Island Road North
Agency: Calvert County Health Department
Languages Available: Accommodations possible.
Payment Description: Accepts all payment methods. Sliding fee scale available.
Intake and Eligibility: Open to anyone.