Sunday, May 1, 2016
Main Number: 410-996-5550
Public Health Emergencies: 410-392-2008


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Mental Health or Substance Abuse Crisis?
Depressed? Feeling hopeless?
Don't know who to call?
For information, referral or crisis assistance with 
a substance abuse or mental health issue, call 
Eastern Shore Crisis Resource Helpline

Zika Virus Information Center

Cecil County Health Department continues to provide information to help minimize your risk for the mosquito-borne virus. Zika has not yet been transmitted directly by infected mosquitoes in the U.S., but its relation to birth defects and other health hazards makes preventing its spread a priority. Please click here for the latest updates about Zika virus.

Public Feedback Needed for Cecil County Community Health Needs Assessment
Cecil County Health Department and Union Hospital have released the draft of the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) report for public feedback. Click here to learn more and provide feedback by April 30, 2016.
Rabies Vaccination Clinics in May
The Cecil County Health Department is sponsoring two rabies vaccination clinics in May to protect dogs, cats and ferrets from the deadly virus. The clinic dates and locations are: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Water Witch Fire Company, Tome Highway, Port Deposit and Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Cecil County Health Department, 401 Bow St., Elkton.

Times for both clinics are:
  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Cats only 
  • 10 a.m. – noon: Dogs, Cats and Ferrets 
Cost is $7 per animal – pet owners are asked to bring exact change. Cats and ferrets must be in a pet carrier. Dogs must be on a leash. For more information, pet owners should contact the Cecil County Health Department, Environment Health Services Division at 410-996-5160.

Flu season update -- get your vaccination!

To see the latest reports monitoring flu season in Maryland, please click here to visit the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's FluWatch Web page.

As long as flu viruses are circulating, it's not too late to get vaccinated. Seasonal flu vaccine is readily available at many doctors' offices and local pharmacies. Use the Flu Vaccine Finder below to find a location near you. Enter your ZIP code, click "GO" and then check the vaccination type you seek.

For more information about the flu, please call the Health Department's Flu Phone Line at 410-996-1005.

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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