Maryland counties are preparing to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. Through informational campaigns, press conferences, gathering of supplies, and intergovernmental cooperation, local officials are protecting Maryland residents.
(Not Maryland-specific, but for a good breakdown and history of the coronavirus so far, check out this thread)
Today, @MDHLaboratories confirmed three cases of #COVID19 in Montgomery County. The patients, who contracted the virus while traveling overseas, are in good condition and are in home quarantine. @GovLarryHogan has detailed the state’s ongoing response: https://t.co/sZ6yQwR19u pic.twitter.com/rMFkLmkxvA
— Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) March 6, 2020
We remain in frequent communication with our Health Officer Dr. Maura Rossman and urge Howard County residents to follow the @HoCoHealth, @MDHealthDept and @CDCgov social media channels for the latest information and resources.
We will continue to update our community.
— Calvin Ball (@HoCoGovExec) March 6, 2020
Gov Hogan has declared a State of Emergency in response to Coronavirus. A State of Emergency allows MD to coordinate & request emergency resources & support in response to an emergency. Visit https://t.co/YmeCNNlW7k for more info. pic.twitter.com/JlIhHSdGJG
— Charles County Govt (@CharlesCoMD) March 6, 2020
— Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) March 6, 2020
Following the confirmation of the first COVID-19 cases in Maryland, @BaltCoGov is monitoring potential developments and remains in contact across county government and the MD Department of Health to prepare for any comprehensive and coordinated response.https://t.co/zYZQ75N480
— Baltimore County (@BaltCoGov) March 6, 2020
— Barry Glassman (@HarfordExec) March 5, 2020
Carroll County Health Officer Update on Coronavirus https://t.co/GOhP8indhO
— Carroll Co. Govt. (@CarrollCoMD) March 5, 2020
While we have not experienced any confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Maryland, we must remain vigilant and prepared. My administration has been in close contact with health officials from the state and federal government. Read about our preparation: https://t.co/tyoCGBQQa7 pic.twitter.com/OdyDCNrwNz
— Mayor Bernard C. Jack Young (@mayorbcyoung) March 5, 2020
There will be a press conference briefing on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday, March 9th at 9:00 a.m. at 100 W Washington Street, Suite 1113, Hagerstown, MD. The press conference will discuss preventative measures and general awareness. pic.twitter.com/MXkAUUglEn
— Washington County MD (@WashingtonCoMD) March 5, 2020
Please see the info from @QACDOH
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak
This is a rapidly evolving situation and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) will provide updates as they become available. Follow this link for the latest information: https://t.co/PZiJZ2nEME pic.twitter.com/IJ6ZEpcj1y
— Queen Anne’s County (@QACGOV) March 2, 2020