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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

    • 17 JAN 18

    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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    • 04 JAN 18

    Winter Weather Update

    As the winter storm starts to wind down, clearing should ensue fairly quickly this afternoon and evening. Blowing snow, the sustained high winds, and frigid temperatures may cause traffic issues this evening. The winds following the storm will continue overnight through Saturday, sustaining from the NNW from 20-35 mph and gusts upwards of 40-50 mph are

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    • 26 DEC 17

    Cecil County Freezing Weather Plan Activation Extended Through January 7

    Cecil County’s Freezing Weather Plan, first activated on December 26, 2017, has been extended through January 7, 2018 based on the current weather forecast. Under this plan, an emergency motel voucher system is being implemented to respond to freezing weather for vulnerable homeless residents of Cecil County.  Limited motel funds will be used until exhausted. 

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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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