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COVID-19 Resources and Information

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Jul 13, 2020 at 9:16am, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department received additional notifications of positive COVID-19 testing results for Garrett County residents; the county’s total positive cases for COVID-19 is now 25.
Jul 10, 2020 at 3:26pm, Communications Office
Goodwill Nursing Home and Assisted Living in Grantsville received confirmation of positive COVID-19 test results for two staff members.
Jul 9, 2020 at 2:05pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department received notification of one additional positive COVID-19 case which brings the county’s total positive cases for Garrett County residents to 19.
Jul 9, 2020 at 2:03pm, Sheriff's Office
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Jul 9, 2020 at 9:54am, Communications Office
Next Community COVID-19 Testing in Garrett County is July 17th. Testing is for persons who do not have symptoms, free and without the need for an appointment or a doctor’s order.
Jul 8, 2020 at 3:54pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department received notification of three additional positive COVID-19 cases which brings the county’s total positive cases for Garrett County residents to 18.
Jul 8, 2020 at 3:52pm, Communications Office
The Census is conducted every ten years and helps shape important decisions for the decade to come. Currently, Garrett County is in danger of falling below its 2010 Census response rate.
Jul 8, 2020 at 2:15pm, Communications Office
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about hand sanitizer gel that may be dangerous because it contains large amounts of methanol, or wood alcohol, which can be toxic when
Jul 8, 2020 at 2:05pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department received notification of another positive COVID-19 case which brings the county’s total positive cases to 15.
Jul 1, 2020 at 6:20pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department was notified today of five positive COVID-19 testing results at a long-term care facility in Garrett County.
Jul 1, 2020 at 4:13pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department, operating with state and local partners, is offering drive-thru testing without the need for an appointment at Deep Creek Lake on Friday, July 3.
Jul 1, 2020 at 9:34am, Communications Office
The Health Department has received results from many of the 175 tests conducted at a drive-thru community COVID-19 testing event and, so far, the event has returned one positive result for COVID-19.
Jun 29, 2020 at 11:39pm, Communications Office
Early on Friday morning an ensemble of workers clad in personal protective equipment took over the lots at the Northern Middle School and was ready for the cars of people desiring a COVID-19 test.
Jun 29, 2020 at 12:28pm, Board of Commissioners
The Public Meeting on July 6, 2020 will be held via live streaming.
Jun 23, 2020 at 5:00pm, Communications Office
Community Action has announced nonperishable food will be collected at additional locations and the Garrett County Health Department shares the Health Planning Council meeting information.