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Celebrating 150 Years in Garrett County, Maryland: 1872-2022

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Jun 28, 2022 at 8:12am
Now, and throughout 2022, the 150th committee is attending each Garrett County municipality’s festivals or community events to share, distribute information, and offer free giveaways and souvenirs.
May 6, 2022 at 3:13pm
If you have questions on constant tax yield, consider attending the public hearing at 4:00 PM on May 17, 2022. The hearing will also be live-streamed on the Garrett County Government Facebook page.
May 5, 2022 at 7:59am
The Business Spotlight Program will be an ongoing economic and business development initiative offered to all Garrett County businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Mar 28, 2022 at 10:36am
COVID-19 testing will be held on Tuesday through Friday each week at the Garrett County Health Department at 1025 Memorial Drive in Oakland between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Feb 23, 2022 at 12:17pm
The first in the series of the eight coins to mark this special year was given out on Saturday as part of the Town of Oakland’s Winterfest event. Over 250 Town of Oakland 150th coins were distributed.
Feb 17, 2022 at 8:36am
According to national data, most deaths attributed to COVID-19 and its complications have been among unvaccinated persons.
Feb 16, 2022 at 10:28am
The Health Department continues to conduct free testing at its Oakland office and at the fairgrounds. In addition, a supply of take-home tests and KN95 masks have been provided to the library branches
Feb 2, 2022 at 10:18am
The Garrett County State's Attorney's Office has received an anonymous threat and the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office was advised and is handling the investigation.
Jan 4, 2022 at 4:48pm
“Most of us will agree that we’re tired of talking about COVID but local organizations have been working tirelessly to assemble the most resources possible to combat this concern,” said Paul Edwards.
Jan 4, 2022 at 4:46pm
“Local organizations have been working tirelessly to assemble the most local, state, and federal resources possible to combat the the concerns of COVID."
Dec 21, 2021 at 2:43pm
Trash and Recycling Locations Holliday Hours NOTE: collection sites are to be open Thursday, Dec 23 and Thursday, Dec 30 from 7am - 2pm.
Dec 1, 2021 at 9:56am
On Monday, December 6, 2021, a sesquicentennial kick-off event will be held at the Garrett County Courthouse. This short program will include a proclamation and special guest speakers.
Nov 23, 2021 at 5:37pm
The Garrett County Health Department is partnering with the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County to provide At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits across the county.
Nov 23, 2021 at 3:02pm
COVID-19 booster vaccines are now available to all individuals 18 years of age and older who received their Moderna, Pfizer, or Johnson&Johnson vaccine series.
Nov 8, 2021 at 9:28am
Garrett County County Public Schools (GCPS) in collaboration with the Garrett County Health Department (GCHD) are offering free COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children 5 -11 years old.