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Washington County COVID-19 Status

Note: Due to the rapidly evolving nature of this public health crisis, Washington County will update this dashboard daily at 10.a.m. based on the most recently available data. Non-Washington County Residents shown here were tested in Washington County but do not reside in Washington County.

 

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Press Conference Briefing on COVID-19

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 31, 2020)

Help Washington County Flatten the Curve

Stay Home – Cover Coughs & Sneezes – Wash Your Hands

Daily COVID-19 Breifings

COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: March 31, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to have Washington County daily briefings delivered to your inbox.. EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER Washington County delivered an update regarding COVID-19. Click on the video below to watch the full press conference. If an organization or individual would like to provide a donation to the healthcare field,

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: March 30, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to have Washington County daily briefings delivered to your inbox.. EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER Governor Hogan issued an executive Stay at Home order effective 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2020. No Maryland resident should be leaving their home unless it is for an essential job or for an

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A Message to Our Business Community

As stated in the video above, we will get through this together. Below is an extensive list of resources available for Maryland businesses. We have also compiled a list of resources on our website, which can be accessed by clicking the button below. WASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MARYLAND BUSINESS EXPRESS MARYLAND SMALL BUSINESS COVID-19 EMERGENCY RELIEF LOAN FUND This

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Testing Sites in Washington County

Once you have spoken with someone on the COVID-19 care line -301-730-9170- or to your physician about your symptoms you may be directed to Meritus’s drive-thru screening clinic to be tested for the flu (this is the first step) and then COVID-19.

  • Drive-thru Center: COVID-19 screening is now available behind Meritus Medical Plaza, at 13620 Crayton Boulevard. The drive-thru screening center is open Monday – Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Walk-thru Center: COVID-19 screening is available at 24 N. Walnut Street, Hagerstown, MD. The walk-thru screening center is open Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Meritus Health continues to provide a hotline for those who have questions about symptoms directly related to COVID-19. Questions from the public may be directed to COVID-19@MeritusHealth.com or by calling 2-1-1 or 301-790-9170.
 

COVID-19 Resources

Stop the Spread of Germs

Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, like coronavirus disease 2019 by avoiding close contact with people who are sick; covering cough and sneeze; avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth; and washing your hands with soap and water.

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease

Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

Wash Your Hands

Follow these steps for proper handwashing to prevent the spread of germs. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, DIRECTV and Antietam Cable Television have Points of Presence within the county. Washington County is well served and several options are available for broadband services. Resources to help your household find the right internet service plan include InternetProviders.com. Cellular telephone services are available through private local and regional vendors.