Public Health Command Region-North 
The  Public Health Command Region - North (PHCR-North) is committed to providing military preventive medicine service and veterinary support to Active, Reserve, and National Guard units in the northeastern United States.  We promote force health protection through our five Divisions:  Environmental Health Engineering Division (EHED), Entomological Sciences Division (ESD), Health Risk Management Division (HRMD), Occupational Health Sciences (OHSD), Laboratory Sciences Division (LAB) and Veterinary Services Division (VSD).  Please refer to those individual sections for in-depth mission statements and services provided.
PHCR-North maintains a professional, technically competent staff of Soldiers and civilians. We provide preventive medicine support in the areas of medical entomology, environmental health engineering, sanitation, veterinary, industrial hygiene and occupational health, and preventive medicine readiness planning and training. We also provide trained individuals to support world-wide deployment missions and medical response teams.

This photo is a collage representing all the various activities and inspections PHCR-North conducts.

PHCR-North is located on Fort George G. Meade external link , approximately halfway between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., conveniently located to serve our area of responsibility. Our region includes: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, and Maine.

PHCR-North includes ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT, PA, NJ, DE, MD, OH, MI, WI, WV, ID, IL, VA, NC, KY

Contact Information

Name: PHCR-North 
Email Address: 
Telephone: 301-677-6502 
DSN: 622-6502 
Mailing Address:
Public Health Command Region-North
4550 Llewellyn Avenue
Fort George G. Meade, MD


Environmental Health Engineering Portfolio

The USAPHC provides services pertinent to maintaining and improving environmental health on installations and in deployment locations.

Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance Portfolio

Information regarding the status, trends, and determinants of the health and fitness of the US Army.

Health Promotion & Wellness Portfolio

The Health Promotion and Wellness Portfolio is one of nine portfolios at the Army Institute of Public Health, a subordinate unit of the USAPHC. It is composed of five programs.

Health Risk Management Portfolio

The Health Risk Management Portfolio provides worldwide and comprehensive health risk management to enhance readiness.

Laboratory Sciences

The Laboratory Sciences Portfolio provides responsive, comprehensive laboratory science services worldwide as part of the occupational and environmental health assessment and medical surveillance process in support of Army readiness.

Occupational & Environmental Medicine Portfolio

The Occupational & Environmental Medicine Portfolio provides Commanders, policy makers, and medical leadership with information products and consultative services that reduce adverse health impacts to Warfighters and Department of the Army personnel.

Occupational Health Sciences Portfolio

The OHS Portfolio fosters the prevention of workplace-related injury, disease, and death by providing a wide range of occupational health and injury prevention services supporting Soldiers, civilians, commanders, policy makers, and MEDCOM leadership.

Toxicology Portfolio

The Toxicology Portfolio evaluates the toxicity of military-unique and military-relevant compounds. It performs basic and applied research using animal models, genetic and cellular toxicology, genomics and computer modeling.

Veterinary Services Portfolio

The Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) is responsible for policy development and oversight of command missions regarding animal medicine and food protection matters.