With news surrounding the coronavirus changing day-by-day, Maryland’s counties are taking steps to keep residents informed. Many are sharing information daily through their social media channels, and making regular updates to their websites as new information becomes available.
Keep scrolling for more information on county actions to combat the coronavirus.
Let's all work together in this public health emergency.
— AACountyGovernment (@AACountyGovt) March 15, 2020
Hey #AnneArundel residents, @AAHealth WarmLine will answer your #COVID19 questions from 7.30a-10.30p on M-F and from 10a-4p on Sa-Su. Call 410-222-7256. We’re getting over 100 calls each day since setting it up this week. pic.twitter.com/UpA6I11GC2
— Nilesh Kalyanaraman (@nileshkal) March 14, 2020
Interested in finding free breakfast, lunch and dinner starting March 16 – March 27 @AACountySchools Our awesome team of School Nutrition Staff are ready to serve children under 18 beginning tomorrow pic.twitter.com/Cf9JK5rBrB
— School Meals (@aacpscuisine) March 15, 2020
.@BaltCoExec Johnny Olszewski today announced new efforts to expand Baltimore County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic: prohibiting gatherings of over 50 people effective Wednesday and suspending evictions, among other steps outlined here:https://t.co/YocpeHGOvE
— Baltimore County (@BaltCoGov) March 16, 2020
BCPS will provide free Grab and Go meals for its students at 32 schools. Glyndon Elementary School was added yesterday as a site.
Available: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon-Fri from March 16-27 for students 18 and younger. Full list of sites is online.https://t.co/zbst7Ct1hn
— Baltimore County Public Schools (@BaltCoPS) March 15, 2020
— Mayor Bernard C. Jack Young (@mayorbcyoung) March 15, 2020
The Baltimore City Fire Department urges residents not to call 911 with non-emergency calls. Use 211 for #COVID19 related calls. If you must dial 911, provide as much accurate information as possible. To learn more go to https://t.co/wlyeigWzS9 #PublicHealth #CoronavirusBalt pic.twitter.com/VlcyXoMjkx
— Baltimore City Hall (@BaltCityHall) March 16, 2020
Our #mybmore community is rallying around children & families amid coronavirus uncertainty. Listing of free grab-n-go meals for youth/seniors/older adults & other key info+resources: https://t.co/Unnr6lfwkU #Coronavirusbalt @mayorbcyoung @bmore_healthy @BaltCitySchools pic.twitter.com/Q1GBE2CJwu
— Mayor's Office of Children and Family Success (@bmorechildren) March 16, 2020
Please be sure to visit our website on a regular basis for information and resources while schools are closed. Our COVID-19 & School Closure page has been recently updated! #GrowCaroline https://t.co/60b3DjExXi pic.twitter.com/YcNpEirh2v
— Caroline Schools MD (@CarolineCoPS) March 16, 2020
CCPS To Provide Meals Throughout the School Closure https://t.co/PWWeHdW7pN
— Caroline Schools MD (@CarolineCoPS) March 13, 2020
Health Department and Commissioners Announce First Case of COVID-19 in Carroll County; Recommend Additional Measures to Slow Spread of Virus https://t.co/zP66pMLGlf
— Carroll Co. Govt. (@CarrollCoMD) March 14, 2020
Cecil Co Dept of Community Services, Aging & Disability Resource Center is offering free call daily check-in service for residents to ensure needs are being met & to share agency info. Sign up: 410-996-5295, option 1 or visit https://t.co/pVRpu5Suz9 @CecilCoGov pic.twitter.com/aFD0nGTT0C
— CecilCoGov (@CecilCoGov) March 16, 2020
So proud of the Cecil Co citizens who are working with @CCPSMD to assist & supplement their nutritional program to make sure all students have meals/access to food. Volunteer or if you need assistance getting food to your CCPS student: https://t.co/7zv3pEQKBM @CecilCoGov
— CecilCoGov (@CecilCoGov) March 15, 2020
Commissioner President Collins provides an update on our County's response to the COVID-19 virus. Visit https://t.co/15O41esjCZ
— Charles County Govt (@CharlesCoMD) March 16, 2020
— Discover Frederick (@FredCoOED) March 16, 2020
Questions About COVID-19?
Call the Garrett County COVID-19 Phone Line at 301-334-7698 for additional information and to learn about current resources for testing. For the most up-to-date information and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit https://t.co/rsjSk4eTBs. pic.twitter.com/eA6ZNat0dQ
— GCHD (@garretthealth) March 16, 2020
The @HoCoHealth understands there are many ?s about who should be tested for Coronavirus #COVID19. The Health Department's testing recommendations for the public remain the same #HoCoMD. https://t.co/KDUwQRZBwf
— Howard County Gov't (@HoCoGov) March 16, 2020
RT! FREE for anyone 18 and under. Weekdays March 17-27, HCPSS will provide Grab-N-Go lunch for that day and breakfast for the following day. 11:30am-1:30pm at 9 locations. #NoKidHungry @mdpublicschools @NoKidHungryMD @MarylandHunger @schoolfood_md https://t.co/OY2Bn7i6dE
— HCPSS (@HCPSS) March 13, 2020
From Acting FC Anuszewski: Moving forward, our responders may be wearing various forms of personal protective equipment to ensure the safety of our personnel and the community. Do not take alarm as these are universal precautions used in an emergency that limit exposures. pic.twitter.com/0WJq0h9vX0
— Howard Co Fire & EMS (@HCDFRS) March 16, 2020
For the latest info about COVID-19 in Montgomery County, visit the County's website: https://t.co/HFkNSLgoeh. You will find background information, business resources, a closure list, educational videos, news releases, an FAQ section and more. #MoCo #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/bYvFMKTs7S
— Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) March 16, 2020
Update: Prince George's County food resource locations!#COVID19 #SchoolClosure #LunchLocations #StudentLunch #FoodResources #Maryland #SchoolsClosed #FoodForStudents #BaggedLunch #EmergencyFood #MealLocations #princegeorgescounty #princegeorgescountymd #pgcounty #pgcountymd #pg pic.twitter.com/7p2cR4Gle5
— The Choice Program (@Choice_Program) March 16, 2020
Queen Anne's County has set up an information line for the public to call with questions about COVID-19
Call 443-262-9900 pic.twitter.com/fyI2p960Pq
— Queen Anne's County (@QACGOV) March 16, 2020
— St. Mary's County Government (@StMarysCoGov) March 6, 2020
Wicomico County Executive issues a Declaration of Emergency for COVID-19 https://t.co/5UjkjVET7N
— Bob Culver (@ExecCulver) March 16, 2020
All other services for the older adults of Worcester County will be provided as scheduled including: Meals on Wheels, Community for Life, and in-home care. For more information please call our Snow Hill office (410) 632-1277.
— Worcester Commission on Aging (@WorCOA1) March 16, 2020
Worcester Co. Health Department opens call center for coronavirus questions https://t.co/l157UJLrhP
— Worcester County (@WorcesterCounty) March 13, 2020
More information can be found by visiting county websites (linked above) or their social media pages. Counties are working diligently to keep the public informed of any changes that may occur.