Baltimore City Health Department

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Officials Urge Residents To Take Precautions After WNV Cases In Baltimore

City health officials are urging residents to take precautions after three cases of the West Nile Virus are confirmed in Baltimore.



Baltimore Reports Record Low 13 Sleep-related Infant Deaths

Health officials say there were 13 sleep-related infant deaths in Baltimore last year, a record low for the city.


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Code Red Declared In Baltimore For Tuesday

A Code Red heat advisory has been issued for Baltimore Tuesday.


BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27: Baltimore Police form a parimeter around a CVS pharmacy that was looted and burned near the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Shuttle Connects Baltimore Residents To Stores After Unrest

Health and aging officials are launching a free shuttle to make sure Baltimore residents have access to food and other needs after shops were damaged and destroyed during rioting last week.


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13 Pharmacies Closed After Riots, Health Department Offers Help With Prescriptions

The Baltimore City Health Department is trying to ensure prescription medicine is available to resident impacted by the civil unrest.


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Baltimore DPW Reports Sewage Overflow Into Jones Falls

The city’s Department of Public Works is reporting a sanitary sewer overflowed into Jones Falls Monday morning.


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‘Code Blue’ Issued In Baltimore City Due To Low Temps Expected

The Baltimore City Health Department is declaring a “Code Blue” for the rest of the week because of the low temperatures expected.


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Baltimore City Extends Code Red Heat Alert; Opens Cooling Centers For Residents

The Baltimore City Health Department has extended the Code Red Heat Alert through Friday. The alert is issued when high temperatures pose health risks.


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Baltimore City Opens Cooling Centers As It Declares A Code Red Heat Alert For Next 3 Days

The Baltimore City Health Department has declared a Code Red Heat Alert from Friday through Sunday as temperatures for those days will hover close to 100 degrees.


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Baltimore Waitress Spends Months In Isolation While Sick With Highly Contagious TB

A local waitress comes down with a highly contagious disease. She’s now recovering and speaking out about what she’s gone through.


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Scarlet Fever Outbreak At Southwest Baltimore School; 3 Students Confirmed Sick

A warning from the Baltimore City Health Department about a confirmed outbreak of scarlet fever at one city school. Doctors say it’s extremely contagious in kids.