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COVID-19 Resources and Information

COVID-19 Summary

New information is coming in daily on this rapidly-changing situation. Click on the images / links below for quick access to specific information. Please check this page regularly for the latest updates.

MARCH 20, 2020


First COVID-19 Cases Are Confirmed in Garrett County

The Garrett County government is implementing measures to provide a safe and secure environment for employees and customers in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic
At this time, Garrett County Government will maintain normal operations but will coordinate with the State of Maryland. The County Government will follow the state’s direction concerning the potential closure for County operations.

Garrett County Health Department COVID-19 Resources:

General Information:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Essential Business Information:

COVID-19 Hotline (for non-emergency medical questions): 301-334-7698
(Please call 911 only for medical emergencies, not for coronavirus information or questions)

All county departments will operate with essential services only. All county offices will be closed to the public effective, Monday, March 23, 2020.
General Information                        301-334-8970
Citizen Connect                    
Emergency Management                301-334-7609
Building Permits                              301-334-7470
Water/Sewer Permits                      301-334-6983
Solid Waste                                     301-387-0322
All county waste collection sites are CLOSED Tuesdays and Thursdays; the Garrett County landfill remains open with normal hours.
Liquor Control                                  301-334-1925
Remember to maintain appropriate distance with those who you are interacting with and wash your hands frequently.
Updates will be posted as available to this site.