December 5, 2023

Check Out These Back-to-School Events

Town Hall

Back to School season is here. Whether you’re in need of supplies and local resources or have the ability to donate extra — check out this list of events.

Free Back-to-School Vaccine Clinics


Free back-to-school vaccination clinics will be held at the county’s two school-based health centers for children, birth to age 18, living in St. Mary’s County.

Program Offers Laptops for Eligible Residents


In an effort to advance equal access to technology for St. Mary’s residents, county government will distribute 4,500 HP Chromebooks for free, while supplies last, to local households with an income at or below the national poverty level. Four distribution dates are planned at the Lexington Park Library. Check to see if you qualify.

Baby Shower to Celebrate Expecting Parents


Expecting parents in St. Mary’s County are invited to a free Community Baby Shower at the Spring Ridge Middle school-based health center from 9am to noon Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Health Dept. Honors Gold Star Food Safety Winners

Gold Star Awards

The St. Mary’s County Health Department announced 107 recipients of the 2022 Gold Star Awards given annually to food service facilities that achieve superior food safety standards.

Rotary Club Supports Crisis Hotline


The Rotary Club of Charlotte Hall and Community Bank of the Chesapeake have awarded the St. Mary’s County Health Department a $10,000 grant to promote the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

New Clinic Opens at Lex Park Health Hub


A Greater Baden Medical Services primary health care clinic has opened at the St. Mary’s County Health Hub at 21625 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park.

Mediation Services Offered at Health Hub


Mediation support services are now offered at the St. Mary’s County Health Hub in Lexington Park.

Appts. Available for Free Vaccine Clinics


Free back-to-school vaccine clinics for children (birth to age 18) living in St. Mary’s County are being offered by the health department.

Home Health Program to Target 1st-Time Mothers


The St. Mary’s County Health Department has been awarded grant funding in the amount of $625,000 over a two-year period to launch a Nurse-Family Partnership for the county.