About The Client

Boasting the oldest continuously operating health department in the United States.

The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) is the oldest continuously operating health department in the United States, committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of all Baltimoreans. BCHD’s mission is to eliminate disparities through education, coordination, advocacy, and direct service delivery. During the more than 220 years since their founding, they have worked to improve the health of all Baltimore residents. The department encompasses a broad range of responsibilities including communicable diseases, chronic disease prevention, HIV/STD prevention, school health, restaurant inspections, senior services, and youth violence issues. BCHD has a workforce of more than 800, and treats an average of 30,000 citizens annually.