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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Oct 14, 2021 at 2:22pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
The public is advised that the roadway at Sang Run Road Bridge will be re-opened to traffic on Friday, 10/15/21 at 5 p.m.
Oct 13, 2021 at 11:38am, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce the Public Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, October 19, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Oct 13, 2021 at 11:12am, Board of Commissioners
The Maryland Department of Transportation will conduct the CTP Tours virtually this year in light of the ever-evolving pandemic situation.
Oct 4, 2021 at 5:58am, Communications Office
COVID-19 isolation and quarantine are explained by the Garrett County Health Department.
Sep 30, 2021 at 11:25am, Communications Office
During the most recently reported week ending on 9/22/21, "hospitalizations in Garrett County for COVID-19 have occurred exclusively among people who were not fully vaccinated."
Sep 27, 2021 at 3:56pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce the Public Meeting Agenda for October 4, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Sep 22, 2021 at 7:17am, Communications Office
Garrett County’s COVID-19 statistics are dismal compared to the state numbers – the second highest case rate, the highest positivity rate, and the lowest vaccination rate.
Sep 13, 2021 at 3:54pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Glendale Road and State Park Road bridge inspections will be taking place September 22 and 23, 2021.
Sep 9, 2021 at 9:29am, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Garrett County Bridge inspections will be taking place the week of September 21-23, 2021 on Herrington Manor and Sang Run Roads.
Sep 7, 2021 at 3:25pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Texas Eastern Transmission will temporarily close Buffalo Run Road from 9/14//21 through 10/1/21 for repair and maintenance work.
Aug 31, 2021 at 1:47pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department has received preliminary notification of two recent county deaths linked to COVID-19, most likely the Delta variant. These are the first deaths since April 2021.
Aug 30, 2021 at 1:20pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce the Public Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, September 7, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Aug 24, 2021 at 3:29pm, Communications Office
Garrett County’s 7-day positivity percentage is 13.85% compared to the state’s 4.89%. The county is also currently third highest at 37.42 for 7-day case rate per 100,000.
Aug 17, 2021 at 11:57am, Communications Office
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Garrett County steadily increases, the CDC’s community transmission map shows Garrett County and most bordering counties in the orange, with substantial spread.
Aug 13, 2021 at 4:57pm, Communications Office
Commissioner Paul Edwards addressed the attendees first and set the stage for the broad and, admittedly, limited topics to cover in the allotted time.