Maryland Office o​f Minority Health and Health Disparities​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities' mission is to address ​the social determinants of health and eliminate health disparities by leveraging the Department’s resources, providing health equity consultation, impacting external communications, guiding policy decisions and influencing strategic direction on behalf of the Secretary of Health.

The Office's vision is to achieve health equity where all individuals and communities have the opportunity and access to achieve and maintain good health.  ​

 Coronavirus Disease 2019 
(COVID-19) and 
Minority Communities

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) has compiled information on COVID-19 and its impact on minority communities.  (Click Here)​

"COVID-19 Update: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)"

In coordination with the Maryland Department of Health, Maryland Emergency Management and Maryland Department of Commerce, the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives and its ethnic commissioners are translating FAQs in more than 10 different languages to assist diverse communities. Please access this important information at

Maryland's 17th Annual

Health Equity Conference

"virtual event"

December 9, 2021 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

For more information​, click the following link:

Save The Date

To register for the conference, please click the following link:

HEC Registration



Advisory Committee Meeting

January 6, 2022

1:00 pm - 2:00 Pm 

​​This meeting is open to the public.  To obtain the calendar invite, please send an email to

​                                 mdh.healthdisparities 

 COVID-19 ​Symptoms
Testing Information 
Please (click here)

COVID-19 Data:
For the latest data, please click on the image below​

​​COVID-19 Fact Sheets 
To help our community in spreading the word, please click COVID-19 Resources​
to download English, Spanish or Creole fact sheets


 Helps to slow the spread!​