Howard County Health Department is a public service division of Howard County. Based in Columbia, Md., the department offers a complete range of substance abuse health services. It also specializes in personal care program, case management for children, child advocacy, dental program, HIV/AIDS testing/counseling, emergency contraception and family planning. Additionally, the health department offers environmental health, cancer program, health education/wellness, infection control services. Its other services include substance abuse assessment, family therapy and urine drug screening.