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influenza season is here

This year flu vaccines are at no cost to the public.  Registration for an appointment is required.  Go to

Maryland MyIR  image lcon of new Maryland My Immunization record

The Maryland Department of Health Center for Immunization is offering a new free online service for patients and their families, Maryland MyIR. Maryland MyIR stands for “My Immunization Record”. It is a confidential and secure online portal that is HIPAA compliant for consumers to directly access their official state vaccination records.  Go to for more information about Maryland MyIR or to sign in to Maryland MyIR. It’s free and easy to sign up. 

For Adults

We provide the following vaccines for adults:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rabies pre-exposure
  • Varicella

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 443-523-1700.

For Children

Each year, thousands of children become ill from diseases that could have been prevented by appropriate vaccinations. Contact your child’s doctor or the Somerset Co. Health Dept. to make sure your child’s immunizations are up-to-date. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 443-523-1700.

2014 Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 graphic from CDC

14 diseases, the corresponding vaccine, symptoms and complications chart

Click here for complete details and a printable version.

Administrative Care Coordination / Ombudsman Program

443-523-1700 Administrative Care Coordination/Ombudsman Program This program provides education and outreach to Medical Assistance (MA) recipients to increase awareness of Medical Assistance Programs. Assists beneficiaries to navigate the Medicaid/HealthChoice Program Serves as a resource for beneficiaries and providers Helps beneficiaries to understand and utilize their Medicaid benefits Educates on the importance of preventive health care…

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Reproductive Health – Family Planning; Pregnancy Testing; STI Services

  443-523-1700 Somerset County Health Department offers a variety of reproductive health services to teens and women of childbearing age, as well as males. Routine GYN exams Screening for cervical cancer (pap smear) Screening for sexually transmitted infections, including testing for HIV Variety of birth control methods, information and education Pregnancy testing, counseling, and referral…

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HIV – Human Immunodeficiency Virus

443-523-1740 HIV/AIDS EDUCATION Public presentations are given upon request to community agencies including schools, churches, social organizations, and businesses. The Health Department regularly participates in community health fairs as a means to provide outreach. HIV information is provided regularly through our Substance Abuse, Family Planning, Healthy Start and Sexually Transmitted Infection programs. HIV/AIDS COUNSELING &…

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