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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Jul 1, 2020 at 6:20pm
The Garrett County Health Department was notified today of five positive COVID-19 testing results at a long-term care facility in Garrett County.
Jul 1, 2020 at 4:13pm
The Garrett County Health Department, operating with state and local partners, is offering drive-thru testing without the need for an appointment at Deep Creek Lake on Friday, July 3.
Jul 1, 2020 at 9:34am
The Health Department has received results from many of the 175 tests conducted at a drive-thru community COVID-19 testing event and, so far, the event has returned one positive result for COVID-19.
Jun 29, 2020 at 11:39pm
Early on Friday morning an ensemble of workers clad in personal protective equipment took over the lots at the Northern Middle School and was ready for the cars of people desiring a COVID-19 test.
Jun 23, 2020 at 5:00pm
Community Action has announced nonperishable food will be collected at additional locations and the Garrett County Health Department shares the Health Planning Council meeting information.
Jun 23, 2020 at 8:53am
The Garrett County Health Department will be offering two “Drive-Thru” COVID-19 testing opportunities for persons without symptoms at two locations in the coming weeks.
Jun 16, 2020 at 3:48pm
An existing grant program has been modified and a new grant program has been created to continue to assist Garrett County’s small businesses and their employees through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 16, 2020 at 10:06am
The Governor's recent order kept the requirement for face coverings and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) released a document that clarifies the details of social gatherings.
Jun 11, 2020 at 4:16pm
At a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Larry Hogan announced when additional businesses may reopen over the next two weeks. Garrett County will continue to directly follow the Governor's orders.
Jun 10, 2020 at 10:35am
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners sided with public input that the television market modification process should be pursued if Maryland channels could be added to Pittsburgh market channels.
Jun 8, 2020 at 1:45pm
The Garrett County Health Department was notified today that all of the COVID-19 testing results at a long-term care facility tested last week in Garrett County are negative.
Jun 8, 2020 at 1:43pm
Community Action has announced six separate food drives throughout the month of June.
Jun 4, 2020 at 2:44pm
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will lift the order requiring closure of non-essential businesses at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 5th, marking the beginning of Stage Two of his Roadmap to Recovery.
Jun 1, 2020 at 3:25pm
The Garrett County Health Department was notified today that all of the COVID-19 testing results at a long-term care facility tested last week in Garrett County are negative.
May 28, 2020 at 10:51am
On Wednesday Governor Larry Hogan amended his previous order allowing the reopening of certain additional businesses and facilities, while remaining in Stage One of the Road to Recovery.