Thursday, July 28, 2016
Main Number: 410-996-5550
Public Health Emergencies: 410-392-2008


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Interpreting services are available free of charge to all clients receiving Cecil County Health Department services.
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.
Zika Virus Information Center

Please click here for the latest updates about Zika virus.

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

Changes to Clinic Services
Hours for some Clinic Services have changed effective July 1. See Clinic Services for complete schedule information. Family planning services are no longer available at Cecil County Health Department. We can assist you in finding a practice that meets your needs.  Click here for a list of family practitioners or click here for a list of OB/GYN providers. If you have been a family planning client, please call us at 410-996-5135 as soon as possible for questions or assistance in transferring your care.
Stay Safe in Hot Weather
With summer in full swing, be prepared for potentially lethal 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. 

Tick-Borne Disease Awareness: Stop Lyme Disease in its Tracks
Ticks are most active during warmer months, April to September. 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. 

If you do find a tick, follows these instructions for Tick Identification from the Maryland Department of Agriculture. 




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John M. Byers Health Center • 401 Bow Street • Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-5550 • Public Health Emergency Number: (410) 392-2008