About the Health Department


Our Vision

A model community in which health equity and optimal wellness are accessible for all who live, work and visit Howard County

Our Mission

To Promote, Preserve and Protect the Health of All in Howard County

Our Core Values

Leadership

Health Equity
Quality Improvement
Transparency
Public Engagement
Innovation
Collaboration
Strategic public health investment
Advancing the public health field

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Dr. Maura J. Rossman, M.D.

Howard County Health Officer