Baltimore-Towson MSA: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) Infectious Disease and Environmental Health Administration (IDEHA)

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)external icon Infectious Diseases Bureauexternal icon is committed to protecting the health of Marylanders by preventing the spread of infectious diseases, ensuring food safety, facilitating access to services for TB, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, rabies and other transmissible diseases, and providing facts and data on infectious disease and environmental health issues.  Appointed by the Governor with Senate advice and consent, the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene is responsible for the functions of the Department.  The Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD also directs and coordinates numerous boards, commissions, and citizen advisory groups.

Executive Summary

The Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Plan for the Baltimore‐Towson Metropolitan Statistical Areapdf icon  [PDF – 127KB]


Below you will find a link to this jurisdiction’s Approved Phase 1 ECHPP plan. These plans are living documents that will be updated by the jurisdiction as new data or information become available. Templates for these workbooks which were developed for this project can be found on the ECHPP Tools Page.

ECHPP Plan: Situational Analysispdf icon [PDF-1632k]

ECHPP Plan: Goals, Strategies, & Objectives with National Strategic Goals Toolpdf icon [PDF-274k]