Human Rabies Exposure
Refuge & Migrant Health
Outbreak Monitoring and Surveillance
Community Health Services Division
350 Montevue Ln.
Frederick, MD. 21702
Fx: (301) 600-1403
Critical Reports After Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Frederick County Health Department monitors the
rates of illness
in Frederick County to identify possible trends.
Outbreaks occur for various reasons and, based upon the type of outbreak, arise at different times of the year. Foodborne outbreaks are more common during the warmer months when people attend picnics or are active with outdoor grilling. For more information on food safety visit
Influenza, Pneumonia and gastroenteritis are more common during the winter months.
Outbreak Line Lists for residential facilities:
Gastroenteritis Outbreak Line Listing
Respiratory Outbreak Line Listing
Surveillance & Individual Case Investigation
Frederick County Health Department promotes the community’s health by monitoring
and investigating illnesses that are spread through human to human contact, such as
E. coli and meningitis.
The entire list of reportable conditions and reporting forms are available at
Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) defines
, report content and
time frames for reporting. While maintaining patient confidentiality,
also states that these reporters must provide public health entities all information necessary for case investigation and public health response.
Additional resources maybe found at
Diagnostic Testing & Treatment
Frederick County Health Department offers testing and medication for specific communicable diseases.
Frederick County Health Department provides prevention information related to the spread of disease.
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Frederick, MD 21702