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.  ​
Join MHHD for the following events:

Tues. April 30th, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hyatt Regency, 100 Heron Blvd., Cambridge, Maryland, 21613​

Eastern Shore & Southern Maryland Minority Community-Based Organization Summit:  
Strengthening Leadership Skills and Building Capacity​

Thurs., April 25th, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Frederick Memorial Hospital, 400 West 7th Street Frederick, MD 21701, Classroom #2

Panel Discussion - Population Health Equity Approach: Community Health Worker’s Role in the Advancement of Health Equity

Registration​ (required)

Fri. April 12th, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Webinar - Minorities and HIV: Differences and Disparities

Registration (required)  
* Webinar access information will be emailed prior to event to all registered attendees.

​   MHHD Program Highlight

St. Mary's Asthma Control Program​

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MHHD provides funding to the St. Mary's County Health Department in to provide services to children 2-18 years old diagnosed with asthma. The program focuses on minority groups living in Lexington Park and Great Mills and provides home-based, multi-trigger, multi-component interventions with an environmental focus to decrease numbers of missed days of school, steroid courses and hospital visits due to asthma.

Updated (June 2018) - Introduction to National CLAS Standards Presentation​ (part of the Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards Training Toolkits)

20​18 Annual Report on Homelessness​ ​ (Maryland's Interagency Council on Homelessness)  ​

Maryland Access Point​, Maryland's "one stop shop" for consumers, caregivers, and professionals for health and support services