The Garrett County Health Department is the definitive public health resource in Garrett County, Maryland. We provide leadership in promoting environmental and individual health through education, regulation, health promotion, and disease prevention, detection, treatment, and care.
In cooperation with other resources, the Health Department is responsible for assisting the community and its citizens to assume responsibility for both individual health and the health of the community.
Administration: Billing, Birth & Death Certificates, Personnel Office, Purchasing, Health Planning
Adult & Geriatric Services: Free Evaluations, Medical Daycare, Respite, Chores, Medicaid Personal Care, RN Monitoring, Nursing Home/Transition, Housing Referrals
Behavioral Health including Substance Abuse and Mental Health: Diagnosis and Evaluation, Medication Management, Individual Therapy, Group
Therapy, Family and Marital Therapy, School-Based Programs, DWI Clinic, Employee Assistance, Referral Services, Emergency Crisis Services, Intakes, Pre Court Evaluations, Acu-Detox, Jail Services, Urinalysis, Education Programs for First Time DUI Offenders, Co-Occurring Therapy
Behavioral Health Authority: Planning and Oversight of the Local, Public Mental Health System, Assists Persons in Receiving Medication, Groceries,
Utilities, Housing, and Employment
Dental Health: Dental Clinic for All Ages, Specializes in Children and Pregnant Women, School Programs Including: Fluoride, Brushing and Dental Education
Environmental Health: Food Safety and Food Service Inspections, Percolation Tests/Septic System Permits, Rabies and Other Zoonotic Disease Control,
Water Testing/Well Permits, Recreational Sanitation Permits, Lead Evaluations, Air Quality Control Permits
Health Education & Outreach: Smoking Prevention and Cessation, Drug & Alcohol Prevention & Education, Car Seat Assistance Program, Worksite Health Promotion, Fitness and Nutrition Education, Community Planning Groups, After School Programs, Drug Free Communities Coalition and Action Teams
Healthy Families/Early Care Programs: Lactation Consultant Services, Early Head Start, Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP) Eligibility, Nurse Case Management for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Childbirth Classes, Lactation Classes and Consultant Services, Healthy Families
Home Health: Skilled Nursing Care, Home Health Aides, Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapy, Medical Social Worker Services, Coordination of Hospital Discharge/Intake, Medical Assistance Transportation, Provide MA Garrett County Residents with Transportation to Appts., Non-Emergency
Ambulance Transportation Between Appts. and After Hours
Personal Health: Immunizations for Children and Adults, Cancer Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment BCCP and CPEST Programs, Family Planning
Program and Pregnancy Testing, HIV Counseling & Testing, Garrett County MedBank, STD Clinic, Communicable Disease, Colposcopy Services, Emergency
WIC: Provides Nutritious Food Benefits, Breastfeeding Support and Electric Pump Loan for Special Needs, Nutrition Education and Information, Farmers Market Nutrition Program Coupons, Health Screening and referrals.