U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Organization URL(s)


Other Contact Information

201 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
1-800-784-8669 (Voice - Toll-free)
1-877-402-8218 (Voice - Toll-free)
1-877-463-3464 (Voice - Toll-free)
410-767-6500 (Voice)
1-800-735-2258 (TTY)


The mission of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is to protect and promote the health of the public by creating healthy people in healthy communities; to strengthen partnerships between state and local governments, the business community and all health care provides in Maryland; and to build a world class organization grounded in the principles of quality and learning, accountability, cultural sensitivity and efficiency. The Health care delivery system in Maryland consists of public and private hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinics, home health care services, hospices, providers (such as physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants) health educators, other health professionals, and many others.

Online Resources

Print Resources

2008, 2009, and 2010 Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reports may be viewed and downloaded at http://dhmh.maryland.gov/reports/index.html.

Review Date

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015