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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Oct 4, 2021 at 5:58am
COVID-19 isolation and quarantine are explained by the Garrett County Health Department.
Sep 30, 2021 at 11:25am
During the most recently reported week ending on 9/22/21, "hospitalizations in Garrett County for COVID-19 have occurred exclusively among people who were not fully vaccinated."
Sep 22, 2021 at 7:17am
Garrett County’s COVID-19 statistics are dismal compared to the state numbers – the second highest case rate, the highest positivity rate, and the lowest vaccination rate.
Aug 31, 2021 at 1:47pm
The Garrett County Health Department has received preliminary notification of two recent county deaths linked to COVID-19, most likely the Delta variant. These are the first deaths since April 2021.
Aug 24, 2021 at 3:29pm
Garrett County’s 7-day positivity percentage is 13.85% compared to the state’s 4.89%. The county is also currently third highest at 37.42 for 7-day case rate per 100,000.
Aug 17, 2021 at 11:57am
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Garrett County steadily increases, the CDC’s community transmission map shows Garrett County and most bordering counties in the orange, with substantial spread.
Aug 13, 2021 at 4:57pm
Commissioner Paul Edwards addressed the attendees first and set the stage for the broad and, admittedly, limited topics to cover in the allotted time.
Aug 13, 2021 at 4:48pm
The Board of the Garrett County Commissioners provided a “County Update” to the Garrett County Chamber Business Before Hours event that was held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Jul 28, 2021 at 5:03pm
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its masking recommendations as new information is learned about the delta variant of COVID-19.
Jul 20, 2021 at 4:53pm
The Garrett County Health Department was notified today that the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant has been confirmed in Garrett County.
Jun 25, 2021 at 9:30am
The sesquicentennial planning committee is organizing programming and souvenirs based around the theme of the event: Humble Beginnings, Connected Communities: Celebrating 150 Years of Garrett County.
Jun 23, 2021 at 11:13am
The Tax Sale Registration deadline is today at 12-noon.
Jun 11, 2021 at 11:38am
Alicia Streets has been appointed to serve as Director of the Garrett County Department of Social Services.
Jun 2, 2021 at 1:47pm
The Health Department will no longer be using the MEDCO Building for COVID-19 vaccinations. All clinics will be conducted at the Garrett County Health Department or scheduled community clinics.
Jun 1, 2021 at 12:58pm
The 2021 Garrett County tax sale held as an online auction; registration for the auction is open June 1 - June 18, 2021.