Birth Certificates

You may need additional documentation, including a certified copy of a birth certificate, to renew your Maryland Driver’s License or Identification Card due to the Federal Real ID Act. The Vital Statistics Administration publishes the requirements for obtaining a certified copy of a birth certificate.


QAC Goes Purple Logo 

Preparedness and You! 


Maryland Health Connection Widget​​​​​​​​2019 National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable - 80% in Every Community (click the image below to watch the video).

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To the Citizens of Queen Anne's County

Effective Monday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m, capacity for indoor operations at restaurants may increase from 50 to 75 percent, with appropriate distancing, and following strict public health requirements consistent with the CDC, FDA, and the National Restaurant Association.

Read the press release here.

Read the governor's order here.


Queen Anne’s County plans to follow the Governor’s re-opening plan for stage 3 in the Roadmap to Recovery. Previous local orders pertaining to youth contact sports and limits on gatherings will be rescinded on Friday, September, 4 at 5:00 pm.  

Highlights of Governor Hogans Stage 3 Announcement include: 
  • Venues for movies and live performances may open at 50% capacity, or 100 people if indoors and 250 people outdoors, whichever is less. 
  • Retail stores may expand operations from 50% to 75% capacity. 
  • Religious facilities may increase capacity from 50% to 75%.  
  • Face coverings in all indoor public spaces and outdoor spaces where social distancing is not possible is still required.
A direct link to the most recent executive order can be found here: 
Queen Anne’s County will continue with capacity restrictions to Matapeake Beach and the beaches located in our nature preserves. Current capacity restrictions include: 
Ferry Point Nature Preserve – 120 people 
Terrapin Nature Preserve – 420 people 
Matapeake Beach – 175 people 
Queen Anne’s County will continue COVID-19 testing operations. Any person that is engaging in higher risk activities is recommended to get tested prior to participation and every two weeks as a preventative method. Visit for our current testing schedule. 
For more information on Governor Hogans Roadmap to Recovery and current executive orders visit 

for QA Residents

    COVID-19 Call Center - 443-262-9900
    Mon - Fri 8 AM - 4:30 PM

    QACDOH is offering COVID-19 testing for QA County residents.  Our community testing is being offered on a first come first served basis to Queen Anne’s County residents only. We no longer offer off-site testing at the Kent Island Senior Center or the Sudlersville Senior Center locations.

    Our testing hours have been updated:

    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    10am - 1pm

    Drive Through @ QACDOH
    206 N. Commerce Street, Centreville

    Testing is located in the rear parking lot accessible from Banjo Lane.

    Tests are provided at no charge and do not require a doctors referral or appointment. No forms needed! WHILE TESTING SUPPLIES LAST. 

    Please do not call the health department for test results. You will be contacted by someone from the health department ASAP once we receive your results. Test results should be returned within 10 days. You may request a paper copy of your results when we call. Paper copies may take up to 48 hours to arrive by fax or mail. 

    We strongly encourage anyone who gets tested for COVID-19 to self-isolate at home until they receive their results. 

    For more information or questions you can also contact the COVID-19 hotline at the Health Department 443-262-9900​

    Following the Governor's orders all health department buildings will be closed to the public until further notice.

    Please call to confirm or reschedule appointments.
    Queen Anne's County has set up an information line for the public to call with questions about COVID-19. 
    Staff will be available by phone from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.
    Call: 443-262-9900 or
     To stay current on OFFICIAL information regarding the COVID-19 situation here in Queen Anne’s County, please visit: ​
    Visit the Maryland Department of Health and CDC's Novel Coronavirus pages linked below for more information.

    Maryland Department of Health - COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions about Testing

    Maryland Health Connection - Coronavirus Special Enrollment Period Open Until December 15th

     If you would like to receive regular updates and information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) please text keyword "Join COVID" to 30890. 
    Protect yourself and your community from getting and spreading respiratory illnesses like coronavirus disease 2019. Everyone has a role to play in getting ready and staying healthy.


    COVID-19 Testing

    For those looking for the most comprehensive list of COVID-19 testing throughout Maryland,  Please go to: 
    If you are getting tested for COVID-19, please read these suggestions from the Maryland Department of Health and follow these suggestions until your results come in:
    We want to express our gratitude at our community's cooperation and care during this challenging time.

    Opioid Awareness

    Queen Anne's County health officials and emergency personnel are encouraging all residents of Queen Anne's County to recognize the potential health hazards associated with the illicit use of opioids and other drugs of abuse. Citizens need to be aware of the deadly risks of using or misusing all sub​stances including prescribed medications.

    In the event of a medical emergency, do not hesitate to contact 911.

    Family Support Group

    For families and friends of those struggling with opiate misuse. This is an open group which will be held every Tuesday night from 6:30 to 7:30 PM starting October 3, 2017. No registration requited. No cost. We will meet at the Nielsen Center located at 205 N. Liberty Street (across from the District Court) in Centreville, Maryland. For questions contact Kate Ryan, M.S., LCADC at 410-758-1306 ext. 4525 or send an e-mail to

    If you, a family member, friend, or co-worker needs help due to their substance use, please contact the Eastern Shore Crisis Hotline @ 1-888-407-8018. Please understand that asking for help is the first step in solving a drug abuse or addiction problem.

    Queen Anne's County Department of Health


    Queen Anne's County Department of Emergency Services


    Queen Anne's County Drug Task Force

    410-758-TIPS (8477)

    Office of the Sheriff for Queen Anne's County


    Maryland State Police, Barrack 'S' Centreville


    Centreville Police Department


    Queen Anne's County State's Attorney's Office