Report a Concern about Unhealthy Conditions

Often the only way we are aware of potential health or safety risks is when a citizen contacts our Howard County Community Hygiene Program to report a concern. Upon receipt of a report of unhealthy or unsafe conditions, an Environmental Health Specialist will investigate to determine whether further action should be taken.

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If you have concerns related to the environment (e.g. trash, mosquitos) or your health, contact us at  410-313-1773 or you may send an email to askhealth@howardcountymd.gov.

A nuisance is any condition that poses an actual or potential threat to health, or other health-related concern. If a nuisance condition exists, the Health Department may require the owner or occupant of a property to take action.


Report unsafe or unhealthy conditions in Howard County

NOTE: If you believe you have an illness related to eating bad food or food product, please call our Bureau of Environmental Health Food Protection Program immediately at  410- 313-1772.  After business hours, leave a message with your callback information.