The Queen Anne's Department of Health, a local office of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of its citizens through quality services, in partnership with sister agencies and community organizations.

Dr. Joseph A. Ciotola, Jr., M.D., Health Officer

 

 

 
 

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Back-To-School
Immunization Clinics

3:00-7:00 pm

Wednesday 9/10
Thursday 9/11
Friday 9/12

Vaccine Requirements For Children
Enrolled in Preschool Programs and in Schools — Per DHMH COMAR 10.06.04.03
Maryland School Year 2014 - 2015 (Valid 9/1/14 - 8/31/15)

Most childhood and adult immunizations are available on Thursdays between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm at the Department of Health on a walk-in basis. It is a good idea to call for an appointment for children under five years of age. Click here for immunization schedules for all ages or call 410-758-0720 for information and appointments.

 

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Fire Safety- Keep Your Family Safe

  • Practice two escape routes from each room with your family
  • Make sure windows and doors are not painted shut
  • Never smoke in bed
  • Install fire extinguishers in the house
  • Place smoke alarms on every level of you house and replace batteries twice a year
  • Inspect electrical wiring and make sure extension cords and outlets are not overloaded

What To Do During a Fire!

  • Get out immediately! Fire spreads quickly
  • Stay low to the floor when escaping from a fire
  • If clothes catch on fire: STOP, DROP and ROLL!

 

     

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Fall Rabies Clinic
Wednesday October 15th
4:30 - 6:00 PM

 

Parking Lot - QACDOH 206 N. Commerce St, Centreville

Cats, Dogs and Ferrets
Please have dogs ON LEASHES and Cats/Ferrets IN CARRIERS

Fee - $5.00 per Animal

Rabies vaccine is good in both adult (over one year old) dogs and cats for three years if they have prior vaccination.  Vaccine is good for only one year if animal is three months to one year old or one year for all dogs and cats with no prior vaccination. Vaccine is good for only one year for ferrets.  Ferrets must be vaccinated annually.  Animals must be three months old before a rabies vaccine can be given.  Maryland law requires that each person who owns or keeps a dog, cat or ferret that is 4 months or older shall have the dog, cat or ferret vaccinated adequately against rabies.

 

Warning signs about harmful algae have been posted at Northwest Creek following water sampling

The Maryland Department of the Environment warns that conditions have been right this year for a harmful algal bloom at Northwest Creek. If there is an unnatural yellow-green color on the surface, avoid swimming or drinking the water. Keep children and pets away.  Avoid areas of algae scum when boating and clean fish well and discard guts. 

Algae

Pet Safety and Harmful Algae Blooms

 

 

 
The Queen Anne's County Department of Health, a local office of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of its citizens through quality services, in partnership with sister agencies and community organizations.
 

Main Office
206 N. Commerce Street
Centreville, Maryland 21617

410-758-0720
410-778-0993
DHMH Toll Free 877-463-3464
Maryland Relay 800-735-2258

 

 


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Healthiest Maryland

 
In accordance with Federal and State mandates, DHMH prohibits discrimination in the delivery of services on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion or belief, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, political opinion or affiliation, and mental and/or physical disability. 


 

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