Announcements

Field Health Services Transportation Vendor Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Field Health Services's transportation vendor is experiencing technical difficulties. As such, there may be a delay for clients when requesting ride updates and estimated times of arrivals.

Baltimore City Health Department Releases Opioid Overdose Infographic

Today, the Baltimore City Health Department released an infographic on opioid-related deaths in Baltimore City from 2011 through 2015.

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Field Health Services Suspending Service Saturday and Sunday

Based upon the impending historic storm, professional consultation, and lessons learned from the blizzard of 2010, the City of Baltimore’s Field Health Services Medical Assistance Transportation Pr

Health Commissioner Wen Declares Code Blue Alert In Baltimore For Monday And Tuesday

BALTIMORE, MD (January 15, 2016)– With temperatures predicted to fall into the single-digits with wind chill early Monday morning through Tuesday, Baltimore City Health Commissione

Field Health Services Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Field Health Services is currently experiencing technical difficulties with their phone system.

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.

International Overdose Awareness Day

On Monday, August 31, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the Baltimore City Health Department and community leaders will be observing International Overdose Awareness Day.

Mayor’s Heroin Treatment and Prevention Task Force Recommendations Released

The Mayor’s Heroin Treatment and Prevention Task Force today called for 10 bold steps to attack the city’s epidemic heroin and opioid addiction problem, including having 24/7 “treatment on demand” for substance users and a public education campaign to encourage treatment and combat stigma. Convened by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake in October 2014, the Task Force was co-chaired by Bernard J. McBride, CEO Behavioral Health System Baltimore, and Dr. Samuel Ross, CEO of Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, and was comprised of 35 community leaders, public health experts and government representatives.

Health Department Announces “B’more Health Talks” Biweekly Community Forums

The Baltimore City Health Department announces its new “B’more Health Talks” initiative, a biweekly community forum being held via phone call-in to discuss citywide health issues such as reducing health disparities.  The forums will be held the second and fourth Friday of each month at 12:30 pm, starting this Friday, July 10.

B’more Health Talks is designed to be interactive, will be hosted by Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, and will include guests on each show. Among its goals are to share and collaborate around the work that many different organizations in Baltimore are doing and align around #OneBaltimore efforts.

Individuals wishing to participate in the chat should call 1-760-569-7171, and use code 117-245-291.  A Tweet Chat at #BmoreHealthTalks will also be available.

Shuttle Service to Wal-Mart and Supermarkets

The Baltimore City Health Department announces a revised schedule for the free shuttle service from 10 residential buildings in areas impacted by the recent civil unrest to a WalMart and supermarkets, ensuring that residents have access to food and other daily necessities. The shuttle service will operate Monday – Friday during the month of May, with pickups at 930 am & 1:30 pm. The shuttle schedule can be found below.

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