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Issues With Calls To Field Health Services

The Baltimore City Health Department’s Field Health Services office has been experiencing problems with phone lines (busy signals, dropped calls, etc). We are actively working to identify and repair the phone lines/extensions that are causing the problems. Thank you in advance for your patience as we attempt to provide our clients with service and resolve this urgent issue.

"Vaccinations For Students = A Pass To Class"

Two recent cases of potential measles in Baltimore, each of which proved to be negative after lab testing, serve as a reminder and a call to action to ensure children are vaccinated against preventable diseases. At an immunization clinic at the city’s Eastern Health Clinic today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen and Karl Perry, Chief School Supports Officer for the Baltimore City Public Schools, reminded parents and caregivers that students must have all required state immunizations in order to participate in school, which opens next Monday, August 31.

"They’ve overdosed, or seen other people die. Now they’re learning to save victims’ lives" (Washington Post) August 21, 2015

The men filled the dark wooden benches of a drug court here Thursday morning, watching as Kevin Burns attached what looked like the end of a syringe and an attachment for nasal spray together in an attempt to revive his overdose victim. “His lips are a little bit blue,” said Burns, who works on drug overdose prevention for Baltimore through the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “If he doesn’t breathe, he will die. We have five to six minutes. That’s all we have.”

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