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We are proud to have received the 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize, along with seven other communities around the country that are working to improve health. Learn more about Garrett County’s work by clicking the button below.

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Fall Tobacco Cessation Classes

New tobacco cessation classes have been announced for Fall 2017 in both the southern and northern ends of Garrett County. Click the button below to view upcoming classes near you!

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Flu Clinics

The 2017 Flu Clinics for Garrett County have been announced! Click the button below to view upcoming clinics in a community near you!

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New Brochure

The Garrett County Health Department has released a new brochure. Click the button below to access the digital version, or download a printable copy.

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PHAB Accredited

The Garrett County Health Department has recently received the prestigious honor of being a PHAB accredited organization.

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Just Like You! Campaign to Launch in October

The beginning of the new school year also marks the start of another Just Like You! campaign year, reminding parents, guardians, grandparents, teachers, coaches - all adults - the importance of positive role modeling for children. Just Like You! is promoted throughout...

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Free Opioid Overdose Response Training Scheduled

The Garrett County Health Department has scheduled a free Opioid Overdose Response Training for Thursday, October 5, at their Oakland Office, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Persons 18 and older who complete the training will receive Naloxone to administer to a person who is...

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Two Cessation Classes Scheduled For Fall

The Garrett County Health Department has scheduled two tobacco cessation classes at two different locations for this Fall. Classes begin on Monday, September 11th, at the Oakland office of the Health Department, and Tuesday, October 24th, at the Northern Rescue Squad...

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AmeriCorps Opening

AmeriCorps: your opportunity to take part in a national service movement by making a difference right here in Garrett County. A STAR! in Western Maryland is seeking individuals to serve through the Garrett County Health Department. Two positions are currently open:...

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Oakland’s Night Out Scheduled for August 8th

Oakland’s Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday, August 8th from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Oakland Train Station.  The event will include free food, a dunking booth, carnival type games, fire and rescue vehicles, and a performance by Janice Ray Duo with John Hinebaugh. Oakland’s...

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Responsible Retailers Recognized

As a follow-up to observations conducted by several youth in May, the Garrett County Drug-Free Communities Coalition Action Teams mailed packets to area businesses this week. Thank-you notes were hand written by sisters Teresa and Danielle Wolf, who were a part of the...

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Garrett County Health Officer Retires

Rodney Glotfelty retired from the Garrett County Health Department on Friday, June 30th, exactly 41 years after he began his career there as a sanitarian in Environmental Health. For nearly two decades he has been serving as Garrett County Health Officer, reporting to...

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What is Public Health?

Welcome to the Garrett County Health Department!

The Garrett County Health Department is the recognized Public Health agency in Garrett County, Maryland. We strive to provide the highest level of care and service to the citizens of Maryland's westernmost county. Join us in making Garrett County a healthier place to live, work, and play!

Garrett County Health Officer Robert Stephens, MS

Garrett County Health Department

Garrett County Health Department

1025 Memorial Dr, Oakland, MD 21550

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2017 Garrett County Flu Clinics

Flu Clinic Banner 2017 Community Vaccination Schedule:
We will bill Medicare Part B and private insurance companies. Be sure to bring your Medicare card and/or insurance card so we can bill your insurance carrier. There will be NO out-of-pocket costs for influenza vaccine.

Where When Time
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) October 12, 2017 (Thursday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friendsville Senior Center October 18, 2017 (Wednesday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Grantsville) October 20, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kitzmiller Senior Center October 25, 2017 (Wednesday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) October 27, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Swanton Senior Center October 30 2017 (Monday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bloomington Fire Hall October 30, 2017 (Monday) 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) November 9, 2017 (Thursday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Grantsville)  November 17, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Pneumonia vaccines will be available at these clinics for only those with Medicare Part B. Other persons who want pneumonia vaccine should call 301 334-7770 or 301 895-5355 to schedule an appointment at the health department.

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Can't make it to any of these clinics? Try the CDC flu vaccine finder below!

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