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  • Mental Health or Substance Abuse Crisis?

    For 24/7 information, referral or crisis assistance with a substance abuse or mental health issue, call Eastern Shore Crisis Resource Helpline: 1-888-407-8018.

    Struggling with addiction? We can help. Visit RewriteYourScript.org to learn more.

  • Interpreting Services

    Interpreting services are available free of charge for all Cecil County Health Department services. Call 410-996-5550 for assistance. Se ofrecen servicios gratuitos de intérpretes a todos los clientes que reciban servicios del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Cecil. En Español: 410-996-5550, Extension 4680.

Latest News

    • 18 AUG 17

    Mental Health Core Service Agency Advisory Council Meeting August 28

    The Mental Health Core Service Agency Advisory Council guides the Core Service Agency in planning, oversight, and implementation of public mental health system services available to Cecil County residents. This meeting is open to the public. Access is provided for people with disabilities. Interpreting services are available with advance notice. Meeting agenda is attached. For

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    • 10 JUL 17

    Rapid Hepatitis C Testing

    Starting July 11, 2017, the Health Department will offer free Rapid Hepatitis C testing for walk-in clients on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. For a full list of clinic services visit: http://cecilcountyhealth.org/clinicservices/

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    • 10 JUL 17

    Community Health Advisory Committee and Task Force Schedule

    CHAC is a partnership of community organizations, government, groups, and individuals that works closely with several task forces and advisory councils to improve health in Cecil County. Meetings are held at Cecil County Health Department Auditorium, 401 Bow St., Elkton, unless otherwise noted. Click “Read more” below for a list of upcoming meetings of CHAC

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    • 28 JUN 17

    Rabid Cat Found in Brewster Bridge Road Area of Elkton

    Cecil County Health Department reports that a cat collected by Cecil County Animal Services on Friday, June 23 has tested positive for rabies. This cat was described as a small to medium sized white cat with one blue eye. The stray cat was collected from the same residence near the Brewster Bridge/Elk Mills Road area

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    • 16 JUN 17

    Stop Lyme Disease in its Tracks

    Ticks are most active during warmer months. Reducing exposure to ticks is the best defense against Lyme disease and other tick borne infections. Learn more about Lyme Disease and be sure to read this Lyme Disease information for children.

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    • 16 JUN 17

    Stay Safe in Hot Weather

    Keep an eye on news and information channels for heat advisories. In extreme heat, stay in air conditioned environments and be sure to limit strenuous outdoor activity. Read more here for facts about which people are at greatest risk for heat-related illness and what protective actions to take to prevent illness or death.

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    • 22 FEB 17

    Zika Virus Information Center

    Pregnant women should avoid travel to areas known to have Zika-infected mosquitoes, which includes all of Miami-Dade County, Florida. Zika can be transmitted through sex, so take precautions after traveling. Tell your health provider if you’ve traveled. Please click here to learn more about Zika.

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    • 01 NOV 16

    Cecil County Sets Health Improvement Plan

    The Health Department and its partners, with input from the public, have developed Cecil County’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) to identify and address our top public health issues. Click here to read more and access the CHNA and CHIP. For questions, contact Dan Coulter at 443-245-3767.

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