Dorchester County Health Department

3 Cedar Street | Cambridge, MD 21613 | 410-228-3223; Fax 410-228-9319 | Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

3 Cedar Street
Cambridge, MD 21613
Phone: 410-228-3223 or Fax: 410-228-8198


Family Planning

This program provides birth control counseling, contraceptives, pregnancy testing, gynecological care, and colposcopy services to women of childbearing age. Family Planning clinic is offered on Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm by appointment only.

For more information, please contact Carla Todd, RN, BSN or Pat Gardner at 410-228-3223.

Prenatal Clinic

This program is open every Monday and Thursday by appointment only, providing home visiting, nutrition services, and other helpful services. For a copy of the Daily Food Guide for Women, click here for English o en Espanol.

For more information, please contact Yvonne Church, RN or Ruth Baker, RN.

Child Health

This program provides home visits and case management as needed for all babies born through maternity clinic and high-risk infants referred by private providers. Lead screening is on Thursday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

For more information, please contact Yvonne Church, RN.

This program also includes immunization services for children. Immunization Clinics are on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Appointments are encouraged, but walkins will be accepted. For more information, please contact Ruth Baker, RN.

Attention Parents: New School Immunization Requirements

Preschool - 9th Grade have changed

Beginning September 2006:

  • Students in preschool - 9th grade must show proof of Hepatitis B vaccination.
  • Students in preschool - 9th grade must show proof of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccination OR doctor's documentation of chickenpox.
  • Students in preschool must show proof of pneumococcal (Prevnar) vaccination.

UNSURE IF YOUR CHILD NEEDS IMMUNIZATIONS TO ENTER SCHOOL IN THE FALL?

Call your child's doctor or pediatrician now!

If your child needs immunizations:

Make an appointment with your child's doctor or

Call Ruth Baker, RN, of Dorchester County Health Department Children's Immunization Program at 410-228-3223.

Children who do not have proof of required immunications may be EXCLUDED from school this fall!

For more information regarding recommended immunizations, click here for English o en Espanol.

Case management for Children with Special Health Care Needs

This program provides registered nurse case management for children with special health care needs by securing services and resourses for them and serving as the liaison for home, school, physician, and other agencies/programs.

Referrals are accepted from physicians, schools, parents, etc.

There is NO fee for this service.

For more information, please contact Carolyn Hallowell, RN at 410-228-7714 x 127.

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

This program is for pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding, infants, and children under the age of 5 years old. This program is NOT offered as part of the Health Department programs. If you are interested in more information pertaining to this program, please contact the main office in Denton, MD at 866-551-2139.

 




3 Cedar Street | Cambridge, MD 21613 | 410-228-3223; Fax 410 228-9319 | Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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