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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Apr 16, 2021 at 11:13am
Federal health agencies have called for a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine effective Tuesday, April 13, to investigate rare reports of blood clots occurring...
Apr 14, 2021 at 7:29am
What organizations represent Deep Creek Lake’s Stakeholders and who governs the lake?
Apr 13, 2021 at 12:10pm
The Garrett County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling announces the start of summer hours for the Garrett County Landfill.
Apr 6, 2021 at 12:37pm
NeuBeam™, a broadband service of Declaration Networks Group, Inc. (DNG), announced the expansion of their commercial grade broadband network serving residents and businesses in Garrett County, MD.
Apr 2, 2021 at 2:25pm
Throughout the pandemic, Garrett County Government, in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Commerce, has created several small business assistance grants.
Apr 2, 2021 at 10:16am
Currently, Garrett County is showing 27.5% of residents have received at least one dose of vaccine, the positivity rate is 2.91%, the case rate is 6.4, & there is a cumulative total of 1,906 cases.
Apr 1, 2021 at 8:26am
Planning is officially underway for sesquicentennial celebrations for Garrett County in 2022.
Mar 24, 2021 at 3:41pm
The Health Department is sending out email invitations for vaccination appointments to Garrett County residents who have filled out an interest form and are currently qualified to receive the vaccine.
Mar 15, 2021 at 3:37pm
Garrett County has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases in the past week. A total of 25 new cases have been reported since March 8th, bringing the new total to 1,873.
Mar 12, 2021 at 4:54pm
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced the end of some COVID-19 restrictions and the reduction of others.
Mar 12, 2021 at 2:00pm
The Arc of Maryland, a Maryland non-profit organization supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, filed a federal lawsuit...
Mar 11, 2021 at 1:45pm
The Garrett County Health Department currently has openings for COVID-19 vaccination appointments in March and has launched a form for persons to indicate their interest in receiving the vaccine.
Mar 8, 2021 at 3:52pm
Vaccinations against COVID-19 are continuing in Garrett County and across the nation. Each week the Garrett County Health Department coordinates vaccine clinics that vaccinate about 600 people.
Mar 5, 2021 at 3:16pm
Volunteers are needed to sort, pack, and deliver food to local Garrett County seniors through the Groceries to Go! program.
Mar 4, 2021 at 3:26pm
Effective Monday, March 8, 2021, all Garrett County Government buildings will reopen to the public in-person appointments.