Thursday, April 24, 2014
Main Number: 410-996-5550



Mental Health or Substance Abuse Crisis?
For information, referral or crisis assistance with
a substance abuse or mental health issue, call
Upper Shore Crisis Resource Helpline
Free Screening of The Anonymous People
Don't miss your chance to see THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE, a powerful documentary about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction.
April 24, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company, 101 E. Main Street
Cecilton, MD 21913
Click here to register

May 12, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Cecil County Public Library - Perryville Branch
500 Coudon Blvd.
Perryville, Maryland 21903
Click here to register

May 28, 2014
6:00 p.m.

  Cecil County Public Library - Rising Sun Branch
111 Colonial Way
Rising Sun, Maryland 21911
Click here to register

Watch the trailer here.
Download the flyer

Got Drugs?
Turn in your unused or expired medicines for safe disposal at locations across Cecil County.

Drug Take-Back Day
Saturday, April 26
10 am - 2 pm  

Download a copy of the flyer!

April is STD Awareness Month. Get Tested!

Confidential Walk-In HIV and STD Testing

Did you know 1 in 2 sexually active young people will get an STD by age 25? Most won't know it. Get tested. Confidential walk-in HIV and STD testing available is available, no appointment necessary.

  • Every Tuesday 8 - 11 a.m..
  • HIV only from 1 - 3:30 p.m.

For more information call 410-996-5100

Spring Rabies Vaccination Clinic
Protect your pet and your family against the threat of rabies. Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets to the Cecil County Health Department annual rabies vaccination clinic.  This year, clinics will be held at the following locations:

May 3
Water Witch Fire Company
Tome Highway, Port Deposit

May 10
Cecil County Health Department
401 Bow Street, Elkton

October 4
Cecil County Health Department
401 Bow Street, Elkton

9-10 a.m. Cats & Ferrets only
MUST be in a pet carrier

10-Noon Dogs, Cats, & Ferrets
Dogs MUST be on a leash

Dogs, cats and ferrets must be 12 weeks old or older to receive a vaccination. Cats and ferrets MUST be in a pet carrier. Dogs MUST be on a leash. The fee for vaccination is $7.00 per animal. Please bring exact change. 

For more information, please call 410-996-5160.

Maryland law requires all dogs and ferrets four months of age and older to be vaccinated against rabies. The Health Department offers low-cost vaccination clinics each year. 

Download a copy of the flyer.

New School Immunization Requirements
Don't let your child miss school.
There are new immunization requirements for kindergarten and 7th grade. Make sure your child is up-to-date. Check our website under children's health, immunizations. 

Celebrate Earth Day by participating in the next 
Household Hazardous Waste Day 
with medications acceptance.

Sunday, April 27, 2014 
7:30 am to 3:00 pm 
at the 
Cecil County Central Landfill 
758 E. Old Philadelphia Rd. (Rt. 7)
Elkton, MD

Download the flyer here

No means to pay for health care? We can help.
The Cecil Community Health Care Center
 at the John M. Byers Health Center
401 Bow Street, in Elkton

Call 443-206-1310
For More Information

A collaborative effort between 
 Cecil County Health Department and Union Hospital.

Moving Toward a Healthier Cecil County
Cecil County Community Health Advisory Committee
Semi-Annual Meeting

 The Cecil County Community Health Advisory Committee (CHAC) is a driving force for action and engagement for a healthier Cecil County. At the semi-annual meeting the individual CHAC task forces give an update on progress efforts to extend life expectancy, improve access to health care, reduce childhood obesity, and move the needle on other critical health goals.

Task Force Reports

Update on the Affordable Care Act

Looking for Mental Health or Substance Abuse Services? Search No More
The Behavioral Health Providers List is a referral and resource list of mental health and substance abuse outpatient providers located in Cecil County and surrounding areas. 

The Alcohol & Drug Recovery Center (ADRC) Resource Guide provides a list of alcohol and drug recovery resources.

If you can't find what you need, you can also contact the Mental Health Core Service Agency, 410-996-5112 or the Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center, 410-996-5106.

For Behavioral Health Crisis Assistance: 



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

Se ofrecen servicios de intérpretes gratuitos a todos los clientes que reciban servicios del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Cecil. En Español 410-996-5550 Extension 4680

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John M. Byers Health Center • 401 Bow Street • Elkton, MD 21921
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