Ellicott City Flood Recovery

  • For Ellicott City flood recovery health/safety information and resources for residents, businesses and food service establishments, visit our Environmental Health page.


Picture of hand coming out from under white blanket. One Opioid Overdose is too many.

Grassroots 24/7 Crisis Assistance - 800-422-0009 (toll free) 410-531-6677 (local)
Walk-in Assistance 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., 7 Days/Week at Grassroots Crisis Center
Resources and Referrals
- 410-313-6202


For additional information and resources click above or visit HoCoOpioidHelp


Teen Health Expo to be Held at Columbia Mall

Teen Health Expo flier The Health Department and Teen Health Matters will present a Teen Health Expo at the Mall in Columbia on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

Information and resources about cancer prevention, mental health awareness, tobacco cessation and more will be available on the plaza area near the Starbucks.  The Healthmobile will be on location to provide STD/HIV testing.

There will be raffles and gift card giveaways throught the afternoon.

 


Featured Video

Howard County Health Department Peer Support Specialist, Scott Sheldon, talks about his experience with substance misuse and the purpose of the Good Samaritan Law.

Opioid/Heroin Overdose Prevention Training

For more information about substance use/abuse and prevention see our Behavioral Health page.  For Opioid Overdose Response (naloxone) Training, call 410-313-6202 or contact orpresponse@howardcountymd.gov.  (You must reside, work or attend school in Howard County to participate.) 


July 16, 2018 9:00 a.m.  Howard County Health Department
8930 Stanford Blvd.
Columbia, MD  21045                 

An Opioid Overdose Response Program Information video is available for viewing online. To view, click on the following ezcast.com link to Opioid/Heroin Overdose Training.

Suicide Prevention App for Smart Phones

Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/there-is-hope/id1122136102?mt=8

Google Play Store:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nextlogik.grassroots&hl=en


Rabies Vaccinations for Your Pets 
Ttwo female vet techs with dog on exam tablehe Howard County Health Department, in cooperation with the Animal Control and Adoption Center sponsor monthly local vaccination clinics to protect your pet from the rabies virus. Bring your dog, cat, or ferret for a discounted vaccination the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Location:  8576 Davis Road
                     Columbia, MD 21045  
                    
Time:  Every 3rd Thursday

Between the hours of 12pm and 1:30pm

 Cost: $5.00 cash or check

Payable to “Director of Finance”

•    All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier!
•    Pets must be at least 3 months of age to receive a vaccination.
•    Re-vaccinate animals by the 1 or 3 year vaccination expiration date.

•    Please bring proof of any previous vaccinations. For cats and dogs you will need a copy of the previous rabies vaccine from your veterinarian. This will allow us to document a 3 year vaccination on your new certificate.

For more information, contact:
Bureau of Environmental Health at 
(410) 313-1773
Animal Control and Adoption Center at 
(410) 313-2780

Food-borne Illnesses
Important: If you think you are sick due to eating bad food or food product, contact the Bureau of Environmental Health at 410-313-1772.  After business cartoon of a tomato inundated by bacteria hours, leave a message with your call back information and we will return your call first thing the morning of the following day.