Who We Are
Harford County Health Department is the local operating arm of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) in Harford County and is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of preventive health care, clinical services, and environmental health services to citizens living in Harford County.
The Health Department has 8 major divisions:
Care Coordination and Outreach
Clinical Health Services
Public Health Education and Injury Prevention
Division of Social Work (Children’s Health Services)
WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
Employing over 170 employees, the Health Department provides services at various locations throughout the county and has Community Health Centers in Aberdeen, Bel Air, and Edgewood.
Our Health Officer and Board of Health
Read our Letter from the Health Officer here.
The Health Department operates under the Health General and Environmental Law of the Annotated Code of Maryland. Additionally, Chapter 9, Article XX, Section 116 of the County Code designates the Council as the Board of Health. Read the code here.