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COVID-19 Resources and Information

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Apr 6, 2020 at 2:38pm, Board of Commissioners
Garrett County Health Department today reported a fourth positive COVID-19 case in the county. The fourth case is a woman in her 20s who traveled outside of the area.
Apr 6, 2020 at 11:40am, Solid Waste and Recycling
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, plastic recycling will be suspended as the contracted recycling company is no longer able to accept the #1 and #2 plastics.
Apr 6, 2020 at 8:55am, Board of Commissioners
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Apr 5, 2020 at 12:48pm, Communications Office
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States, the local recommendations are updated.
Apr 3, 2020 at 3:08pm, Communications Office
Garrett County agencies continue to work together to prepare for a time when there is an increased number of positive COVID-19 cases in the county.
Apr 3, 2020 at 10:25am, Board of Commissioners
Only essential businesses are permitted to remain open and employers are asked to give their employees documentation to travel to and from work.
Apr 2, 2020 at 12:58pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Emergency Service organizations have been working with each other to collaborate and organize response efforts in the community in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 1, 2020 at 9:46am, Board of Commissioners
A newly developed local small business loan program designed to assist Garrett County small businesses through the COVID-19 health crisis has been announced.
Mar 31, 2020 at 2:04pm, Communications Office
With each new announcement by President Trump or Governor Hogan, the list of questions from the public continues to grow. Please see the following list of resources from the GC Health Department
Mar 30, 2020 at 8:01pm, Board of Commissioners
Governor Larry Hogan signed a new Executive Order this morning which includes a Stay at Home Directive. The order goes into effect at 8 p.m. March 30, 2020.
Mar 26, 2020 at 5:21pm, Board of Commissioners
In the interest of public health and safety due to COVID-19, the Garrett County Health Officer has declared that all transient rentals be closed, and not further rented, effective March 27, 2020.
Mar 25, 2020 at 1:12pm, Communications Office
In light of the COVID-19 situation, The Board of Garrett County Commissioners will be delaying a decision on a proposed Second Amendment Sanctuary designation.
Mar 24, 2020 at 10:15am, Board of Commissioners
GC Department of Solid Waste &Recycling announces that Effective Tuesday March 31, 2020 ALL collection sites will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Mar 24, 2020 at 9:12am, Board of Commissioners
Garrett County Economic Development has created a COVID-19 Resources webpage for small businesses and their workers.
Mar 23, 2020 at 2:11pm, Communications Office
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today has enacted an emergency order to close all non-essential businesses across the state, effective March 23, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.