HEALTH DEPARTMENT: Provides communicable disease prevention, wellness promotion and environmental protection for all residents of the county.
- HIV TESTING: Provides confidential and anonymous AIDS testing and counseling. Call 410-479-8000.
- BIRTH CERTIFICATE: Must appear in person, be the parent of the person referred to in the birth certificate and present a photo id. Birth date must be after 1939 and pay a $32 fee.
- DEATH CERTIFICATE: A copy can be obtained with 4 weeks of death and a $30 fee will apply. There is also a $20 fee for additional copies.
- CHILD MEDICAL SERVICES: Provides routine vision and hearing screenings for children in grades K-12th.
- ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Inspects and issues permits for food service facilities. Inspects nursing homes, hospitals, alternative living units, family day care, foster care, adoptive homes and recreational areas. Investigates food complaints. Operates rabies and rodent control programs. Inspects and issues permits for well and septic systems. Monitors water and air quality and solid waste disposal. Issues burning permits. Call 410-479-8045.
- FAMILY PLANNING: Promotes responsible behaviors, reduce unintended pregnancies and facilitates the health of newborns.
- MATERNITY CLINIC: Offers routine prenatal care in consultation with obstertricians in Easton. Care also provided by women's health nurse practioners and registered nurses. Pregnancy tests are available Mon-Fri 8-11:30AM and 1-4PM on a walk-in basis.
- SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STD) SERVICES: Offers education, testing, and treatment for persons who suspect they may have contracted or are diagnosed with a STD. Appointments are held on Mon & Fri only.
- TUBERCULOSIS CLINIC: Provides skin testing and treatment services to persons who suspect or are diagnosed as having tuberculosis. Offers case management for active cases and those who require preventive treatment.
- SEASONAL FLU CLINICS 2019: Clinics are available while vaccines last and will continue to be provided on a walk-in basis. The cost is $20 and vaccines and hours varies. Flu Mist will be offered in the Elementary and Middle Schools.
- NALOXONE TRAINING: Offers an educational program that includes an understanding of opioids, recognizing signs and symptoms of an overdose, proper rescue breathing techniques, proper administration of naloxone, and care for the individual until the paramedics arrive. Individuals must be 18 and older related to and/or working with individuals dealing with opiate substance use. Provided to family members, caregivers, guardians, and health/human service workers. Call for the Overdose Response Training days and times.
Enviornmental Health :
Scott LeRoy, MD, MPH
Agency: Caroline County Health Department
Languages Available: Accommodations possible.
Payment Description: Medicare, Medicaid, Private Insurance and Self-Pay.
Intake and Eligibility: Open to the public. Also see notes.