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Welcome to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Virtual Data Unit (VDU). The VDU is the central hub for all Departmental health data. Please explore Departmental data by navigating the links found on this website. Links in the column to the left display data by health categories. Data formats vary and include tables, maps, reports, and portals. Portals are interactive and allow users to query data and generate tables, graphs, or maps.​

MISSION
The mission of the VDU is to facilitate access to the Department's data, define and improve measures and methodologies, analyze data and provide clear interpretation of results, and improve Departmental policies pertaining to data standards, access, release, and linkages.

PRIVACY AND SECURITY OF DATA
The privacy and security of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's data is a top priority. Please visit the following links to learn more about Federal and State policies regarding data privacy and security.