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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Mar 5, 2021 at 3:16pm, Communications Office
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, Communications Office
Effective Monday, March 8, 2021, all Garrett County Government buildings will reopen to the public in-person appointments.
Mar 1, 2021 at 12:44pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Roads Division announces portion of Savage River Road closed due to flooding.
Feb 22, 2021 at 3:32pm, Board of Commissioners
The BOCC Public Meeting on March 1, 2021 will begin at 4:00 p.m. via live stream.
Feb 19, 2021 at 2:26pm, Communications Office
The Vaccination Clinic scheduled at the MEDCO Building in the McHenry Business Park for today, Friday, February 19, has been cancelled due to delayed shipments of vaccine from the federal government.
Feb 12, 2021 at 7:36pm, Communications Office
Governor Larry Hogan provided an update on Maryland’s vaccination initiatives as well as other COVID-19 items during a press conference Thursday.
Feb 8, 2021 at 3:06pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce Public Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, February 16, 2021. This meeting will be held virtually.
Feb 2, 2021 at 11:17am, Board of Commissioners
Due to repairs to the heating system, the GC Courthouse will be closed to the public on February 4, 2021. All GC Gov't Offices will still be operating and may be contacted either by phone or e-mail.
Jan 27, 2021 at 2:20pm, Communications Office
Garrett County has vaccinated 9% of county residents and has a total of 1,765 COVID-19 cases.
Jan 25, 2021 at 2:23pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce its Public Meeting Agenda for Monday, February 1, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Jan 22, 2021 at 9:03pm, Communications Office
Garrett County Health Officer Bob Stephens announced that the Maryland National Guard will assist Garrett County with the local COVID-19 response.
Jan 22, 2021 at 8:27pm, Communications Office
As announced by Governor Hogan at a press conference Tuesday evening, Maryland is moving to a rolling vaccine allocation model. This allows Garrett County some additional flexibility in vaccinating...
Jan 22, 2021 at 8:27pm, Communications Office
Garrett County is currently continuing to vaccinate the Priority Group 1A as directed by the Maryland Vaccine Plan. There is a total of 1,623 COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths.
Jan 22, 2021 at 3:22pm, Communications Office
The supply of COVID-19 vaccine allocated to Garrett County continues to be limited but the Health Department has released an estimated timeline for vaccine phases.
Jan 20, 2021 at 1:47pm, Communications Office
As vaccination appointments are opened up on the Health Department’s website for those who are at least 75 years old, testing to detect the COVID-19 illness in county residents continues