Local Health Department (LHD)

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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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For more in-depth assistance, contact your local MAP office directly or call the statewide toll-free number (1-844-627-5465).