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Washington County Health Department Issues COVID-19 Alert

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 13, 2020) – Due to increases in several key health metrics, the Washington County Health Department issues a COVID-19 alert for Washington County, MD.   Over the past few weeks, Washington County has and continues to experience an exponential rise in positive COVID cases and COVID-related hospitalizations. This surge

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: November 13, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: November 10, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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Washington County Government Closed for Veterans Day

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 9, 2020) – In observance of Veterans Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. County services will operate as listed below:   The Hagerstown Regional Airport terminal and airfield will operate during regularly scheduled business hours. Administrative offices and the maintenance department will be closed.

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: November 6, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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Application Now Open for Direct Relief Restaurant Grant in Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 4, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Business Development announces the application for the Direct Relief for Restaurants Grant is now open. The application can be accessed by clicking the button below. DIRECT RESTAURANT RELIEFT GRANT APPLICATION   Applications will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 4, 2020 until

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Direct Restaurant Relief Grants Available to Washington County Restaurants

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 3, 2020) – With approval from the Board of County Commissioners, the Washington County Department of Business Development announces the launching of a new grant program to support restaurants in Washington County. The Direct Restaurant Relief Grant program will award $1.35 million. The grant program is designed to assist local restaurants (see

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Direct Restaurant Relief Grants Available to Washington County Restaurants

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 3, 2020) – With approval from the Board of County Commissioners, the Washington County Department of Business Development announces the launching of a new grant program to support restaurants in Washington County. The Direct Restaurant Relief Grant program will award $1.35 million. The grant program is designed to assist local restaurants (see

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Washington County Receives $1,691,000 Grant for Rural Legacy Program

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 3, 2020) – On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the State of Maryland awarded Washington County $1,691,000 for their Rural Legacy Program and approved an over 12,000-acre expansion of its Rural Legacy Area.   Rural Legacy is a conservation easement program funded by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources that works

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

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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Washington County School Board Commission Schedules Public Hearing

HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 28, 2020) – The Washington County School Board Nominating Commission welcomes public comment via Zoom during its Public Hearing on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Citizens are welcome to participate by accessing the information below:   Join Zoom Meeting https://washco-md-net.zoom.us/j/93599851989?pwd=anpiam5RREtmalV0K3czQXp4Njc4QT09   Meeting ID: 935 9985 1989 Passcode:

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: October 27, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Ruble Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 26, 2020) – The Washington County Highway Department announces a road closure on Ruble Road between National Pike and Crystal Falls Drive. The road will be closed on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., for tree removal, weather permitting. The County encourages all drivers to exercise caution while

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: October 23, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’ Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox. COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays. **The dashboard is updated

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Raspberry Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 20, 2020) – The Washington County Highway Department announces a road closure on Raspberry Road between Locust Grove Road and Park Hall Road on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., weather permitting for pipe replacement. The County encourages all drivers to exercise caution while road

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: October 20, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’ Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox. COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays. **The dashboard is updated

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Maryland Farmer COVID-19 Relief Program

Governor Hogan Announces Maryland Farmer COVID-19 Relief Program

HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 19, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Business Development shares the press release below from an announcement made earlier today by Governor Larry Hogan regarding a new COVID-19 Relief Program for Maryland Farmers.   Governor Hogan Announces Maryland Farmer COVID-19 Relief Program New Initiative Makes $10 Million Available

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Board of Education Vacancy – Call for Applicants

HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 19, 2020) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners announces the School Board Nominating Commission is now accepting applications to fill the Board of Education vacancy. The following are roles and responsibilities for board members: Establish a vision for the community’s schools and participate in strategic planning. Develop effective

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: October 16, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’ Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox. COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays. **The dashboard is updated

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

LIBERAL LEAVE IS IN EFFECT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential personal on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual.

The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am.

For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving is necessary, ensure your vehicle is completely cleared, drive at a reduced speed, practice caution, and avoid crowding or passing plows.
 
We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!