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COVID-19 Resources and Information

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Apr 3, 2020 at 10:25am
Only essential businesses are permitted to remain open and employers are asked to give their employees documentation to travel to and from work.
Apr 1, 2020 at 10:29am
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Apr 1, 2020 at 9:46am
A newly developed local small business loan program designed to assist Garrett County small businesses through the COVID-19 health crisis has been announced.
Mar 30, 2020 at 8:01pm
Governor Larry Hogan signed a new Executive Order this morning which includes a Stay at Home Directive. The order goes into effect at 8 p.m. March 30, 2020.
Mar 26, 2020 at 5:21pm
In the interest of public health and safety due to COVID-19, the Garrett County Health Officer has declared that all transient rentals be closed, and not further rented, effective March 27, 2020.
Mar 24, 2020 at 10:15am
GC Department of Solid Waste &Recycling announces that Effective Tuesday March 31, 2020 ALL collection sites will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Mar 24, 2020 at 9:12am
Garrett County Economic Development has created a COVID-19 Resources webpage for small businesses and their workers.
Mar 22, 2020 at 4:53pm
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners will provide a video update on COVID-19 preparedness and response plans today, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 PM.
Mar 22, 2020 at 3:11pm
The Board of County Commissioners have issued a Declaration of Emergency effective Sunday March 22, 2020 at 5:00 PM local time.
Mar 22, 2020 at 12:20pm
The first two local cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Garrett County, according to the Garrett County Health Department and Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC).
Mar 21, 2020 at 2:28pm
Governor Larry Hogan’s Executive Order released Thursday concerning Social Gatherings has given Marylanders a clear directive that any social grouping of more than 10 people is banned.
Mar 21, 2020 at 2:26pm
As COVID-19 continues to change on a minute-by-minute basis, the Garrett County Health Department and Garrett County Commissioners are urging citizens to stay home, be responsible & avoid crowds.
Mar 17, 2020 at 1:09pm
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners are in regular contact with the teams necessary to managing a potential public health emergency.
Mar 17, 2020 at 1:04pm
The March 17, 2020 Public Meeting will NOT be held at the Southern Garrett Rescue Squad beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a Community Presentation following.
Mar 16, 2020 at 12:37pm
In light of the evolving situation with the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Garrett County government is implementing measures to provide a safe and secure environment for employees.