By Garrett County Joint Information Center Team
The Garrett County Health Department received additional notifications of positive COVID-19 testing results for Garrett County residents.
Over the weekend, positive results were received for two males and one female, all in their 20s. Neither of the males have any symptoms and are isolating at home. Additional information on the female was not available at the time of this release.
One additional positive result was also received for a staff member of Goodwill Nursing Home and Assisted Living in Grantsville. However, this person is a resident of a surrounding county and will not be added to Garrett County’s testing result numbers.
The Garrett County Health Department has also received notification of additional positive COVID-19 test results.
Positive results were received for two additional staff members at Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home. One of the persons who tested positive was a female Garrett County resident who is in her 60s. She does not have any symptoms and is isolating at home.
The other person who tested positive is a female in her 30s who began having symptoms the day after being tested. However, she is a resident of a surrounding county and will not be added to Garrett County’s testing result numbers.
This new positive result for a Garrett County resident has increased the county’s total positive cases for COVID-19 to 25.
The next community COVID-19 testing opportunity in Garrett County is scheduled for Friday, July 17, from 7:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot between the Health Department and the Mountain Laurel Medical Center at 1025 Memorial Drive in Oakland.
This free testing will be without the need for an appointment or a doctor’s order. THIS IS NOT AN ANTIBODY TEST THAT MAY IDENTIFY A PREVIOUS INFECTION. This event is intended for persons who do not have symptoms. Persons with symptoms of COVID-19 or those who want antibody testing should contact their health care provider.
For more information, call 301 334-7770 or 301 895-3111.