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Carroll County Health Department, Bureau of Community Health Nursing Email
290 S. Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157-5222

410-876-4900 - voice

Contact 1Tierney Youngling, MSN, RN, CNL, CHEP
Director of Nursing - Bureau of Community Health Nursing
410-876-4857 - voice
Contact 2Norma L. Austin, MSN, RN, CNL, CHEP
Assistant Director of Nursing – Bureau of Community Health Nursing
410-876-4801 - voice
PurposeTo partner with Carroll County residents to promote, protect, and maintain their health. Emphasis is placed on prevention; primary (health promoting activities) and secondary (early diagnosis and prompt treatment of illness).

Callers may use the direct numbers listed below or call the Health Department main numbers 410-876-4900 or 800-966-3877 and ask for the 4-digit extension of the program. In Spanish (en Espanol) 410-876-4990

•ADMINISTRATIVE CARE COORDINATION UNIT (ACCU) OMBUDSMAN: 410-876-4941, 410-876-4940, and 410-876-4908 - Help you understand your MD Medical Assistance/HealthChoice benefits and how to access services

• ADULT EVALUATION AND REVIEW SERVICES (AERS): 410-876-4949 - Assistance and resources for adults and disabled persons at risk for nursing home placement

• BEST BEGINNINGS: 410-876-4942 or Espanol teléfono es 410-876-4990 A prenatal care program for Carroll County resident, income eligible women who are not eligible for health insurance or medical assistance

• BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM (BCCP): 410-876-4423 Income eligible Mammograms, GYN exams, diagnostic, and treatment services

• CIGARETTE RESTITUTION PROGRAM: 410-876-4443 Tobacco cessation; tobacco use prevention, tobacco and vaping information.

• COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING: 410-876-4423 and 410-876-4966 Colonoscopy screening, diagnosis, and treatment; cancer education and screening

• COMMUNICABLE DISEASE: 410-876-4771 Adult immunizations (including Flu); surveillance and outbreak investigation; Rabies prevention and control; refugee health; and Tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control

• COMMUNITY FIRST CHOICE (CFC): 410-876-4949 Nurse assessment and monitoring services for Medical Assistance children, adults or adult waiver recipients with chronic health problems or disabilities needing personal assistance services

• INFANT AND TODDLERS PROGRAM: 410-876-4779 and 410-876-4989 Nursing services for children with developmental delays ages birth to 3 years

• MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH (MCH): 410-876-4942 Childhood immunizations, management of elevated lead cases, school health program, School Health Council, home birth verifications, and school based hearing and vision screening

• HIV/AIDS: 410-876-4771 Education, testing, case management, and support services

• LIONS CLUB VISION PROGRAM: 410-876-4949 Assist low-income, county residents with applying for an eye exam and/or eye glasses through the Lions Club Vision Program.

• MARYLAND CHILDREN'S HEALTH PROGRAM (MCHP): 410-876-4916, 410-876-4960, 410-876-4916, 410-876-4914 Assistance with Maryland Medical Assistance eligibility for children, pregnant women, and adults

• MORBIDITY, MORTALITY, AND QUALITY REVIEW: 410-876-4998 Child Fatality, Domestic Violence Fatality, and Fetal/Infant Mortality Review teams

• ORAL HEALTH PROGRAM: 410-876-4918 Children's Dental Clinic, no-cost dental services for children and pregnant women on Medical Assistance (MA)/Maryland Healthy Smiles, Community Oral Health Education, Dental Access Program

• REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH:410-876-4930 Family Planning to include birth control options, Emergency Contraception and pregnancy testing, Cancer screening including Pap smears, annual examinations and breast examinations. STI/STD testing and treatment

• WIC: 410-876-4898 The WIC program (Women, Infants, and Children) provides low-income pregnant and breast-feeding women and children up to age 5 with healthy food, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support

Area ServedCarroll County and surrounding areas for some programs
SubjectsAids, Birth Control, Blood Pressure, Cancer, Childbirth, Children, Communicable Disease, Emergency Management/Preparedness, Geriatric Evaluation, Health Care Organizations, Health Fairs, Hearing - Assistance, Home Care Services, Infant Care, Medicare/Medicaid/Medigap, Nurses And Nursing, Pregnancy, Sexual Health Information, Support Groups, Wellness
Last Updated21 March 2023