The Health and Public Services building (HAPS) is the home of

The Caroline County Health Department

For Immediate Release – October 6, 2021
Rabid Skunk Reported in Town of Preston

The Maryland Department of Health laboratory has confirmed a positive rabid skunk in the Town of Preston. The skunk was reported to Caroline County Health Department’s Environmental Health Services on Monday, October 4, 2021 in the vicinity of the 100 block of Main Street. Health Department personnel
retrieved the dead skunk and sent the animal for rabies testing, which confirmed the animal had rabies.   

The Caroline County Health Department, a local office of the Maryland Department of Health, is dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the lifelong Health and Wellness of our County's residents and environment.

We provide a wide array of Public Health Services:





    Most services are tax supported, others are fee-for-service       

a Sliding Fee Scale is available for those who qualify.

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Weather Related Resources
Mid-Shore Rural Health Collaborative:
Public Meeting Schedule
(Open Meetings Act Compliance)
Click Here for detailed information about the collaborative.

Measles Info

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Our Vision:

The vision of the Caroline County Health Department is to provide for lifelong​ health and wellness for all residents.

 Our Mission:

Working together to improve the health and safety of all Caroline County Residents through disease prevention, access to care, improving the environment, quality management, and community engagement.

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Maryland Department of Health

Caroline County, Md.