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Choptank Community Health System

Choptank Community Health System Inc.Choptank Community Health System Administrative Building
P.O Box 660, 301 Randolph Street
Denton, MD  21629
Joe Sheehan, Chief Executive Officer

Contact Information
Phone: 410-479-4306
Fax: 410-479-1714

Locations and Hours

This Health Center has multiple site locations.
Click here to view a complete list of sites and hours of service.

Latest News

February is Children's Dental Health Month in Caroline County
On February 7th, the Caroline County Commission issued a proclamation declaring that February is Children's Dental Health Month in Caroline County. Dental disease is preventable! Children should brush with fluoride toothpaste, floss daily, eat a balanced diet without sugary foods or drinks and have regular check-ups. Pictured below is CCHS President, Joseph Sheehan, who received the proclamation from the Caroline County Commission President, Larry Porter. Also pictured: Commissioner Levengood, Sara Rich (VP Community Programs, CCHS), Shelley Andrews (Community Programs Manager CCHS) and Bonnie Dove (Dental Clinical Manager, CCHS).

CCHS President, Joseph Sheehan, pictured for Dental Proclamation


The mission of Choptank Community Health System is to provide quality health care for all.


CCHS provides Family Practice, Pediatric, Dental, and Behavioral Health services at seven locations around the mid-shore. In addition, CCHS operates Migrant Health and School Based Wellness programs around Caroline County.

Facts & Data
Located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Choptank Community Health System, Inc. (CCHS) is a private, non-profit community health center providing primary health care services in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties and the surrounding areas.  CCHS health centers provide a full range of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services.  CCHS is a participating provider with most major insurance companies and HMOs.  In addition, a sliding fee scale is available for any patient without insurance.  As a community health center, CCHS is able to use federal funding to expand current services and develop new programs to meet the health care needs in our area.

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