For Healthcare and Public Health Professionals​


Like other reportable communicable diseases listed in COMAR, health care providers, hospitals and laboratory directors are required to report diagnosed or suspected cases of Lyme disease to the health officer or commissioner in the county where the provider cares for that person.




​​​​Human Rabies


Animal Rabies


For Veterinarians

Below you will find two versions of the Rabies Vaccination Delay Request form for Maryland pets.  

The first is a new electronic version for convenient submission of requests.  The second is a PDF for those who choose to handwrite their submission. If you have questions regarding this form, please contact our office at 410-767-5649.


Lyme Disease Continuing Medical Education for Clinicians 

As a service to clinicians, CDC has supported the development of an online CME Case Study Course on the Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease.  This free, interactive course consists of a series of case studies designed to educate clinicians regarding the proper diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. Each case is accredited for .25 CME credits, for a maximum of 1.5 CME. There is no cost for these credits.

RMSF Training Module: Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment for Health Care Provider (Continuing Education)

The Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) module is an interactive clinical education tool with case-based scenarios that provides technical training on RMSF. The module highlights key clinical messages aimed at promoting early clinical recognition and treatment. It is self-directed with knowledge checks, reference materials, and an interactive rash identification tool that allows healthcare providers to compare the rash seen in RMSF to other illnesses.