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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 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

    • 21 NOV 17

    Flu Vaccination Clinics for Cecil County K-12 Students

    The Cecil County Health Department is holding free walk-in flu vaccination clinics for K-12 students on Wednesdays this fall. Any K-12 student (public, private, home-school, or out-of-state) who is a resident of Cecil County can visit the Health Department and get a flu shot at no charge, while supplies last, during any of the following

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    • 01 NOV 17

    Health Insurance Open Enrollment

    Health Insurance Open Enrollment for 2018 begins November 1, 2017 and ends December 15, 2017. Health Department MCHP staff are available to assist Cecil County residents with enrolling in health insurance and have extended their hours as follows: Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am – 6 pm and Friday from 7:30 am – 5 pm.

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    • 24 OCT 17

    Disease Awareness and Prevention for Outdoor Enthusiasts

    Maryland temperatures are cooling down, leaves are starting to turn, and everyone is enjoying our wonderful state during the fall months. Outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, bird watching, and hunting, can result in close contact with wild animals and exposure to diseases transmitted through direct contact, by arthropod vectors, and contaminated soil and water. Anyone

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    • 10 OCT 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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    • 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:

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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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