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COVID-19 News and Updates



Prevent COVID-19 From Coming Home for the Holidays

Tips and Holiday Toolkit to Keep Residents Safe Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and County Health Officer Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman are reminding residents to keep their guard up when it comes to protecting themselves against COVID-19. With surging COVID rates, County officials are encouraging residents to proceed with extreme caution when celebrating with family […]

Anne Arundel County Acts to Limit COVID-19 Surge

County announces new actions on social gatherings, youth athletics and indoor dining capacity Glen Burnie, MD (November 12, 2020) Taking action to attempt to curb a sudden increase in COVID cases, County Executive Steuart Pittman announced several new restrictions today at the county’s Emergency Operation Center with County Health Officer Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman, Annapolis Mayor […]

Public Safety Order: Face Coverings in Outdoor Public Spaces

Last updated: October 30, 2020 WHEREAS, there is continued community transmission of COVID-19 in Anne Arundel County despite the current prevention measures; and WHEREAS, there is a growing body of evidence of the effectiveness of face coverings in preventing transmission by symptomatic, pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals; and WHEREAS, suppression of cases will support schools reopening […]

Contact Tracing and Isolation

Last updated: November 10, 2020 NEW! MD COVID Alert COVID-19 & Contact Tracing Click to enlarge. How Contact Tracing Works Click to enlarge. Contact tracing is an activity that involves working with a patient (symptomatic or asymptomatic) who has been diagnosed with an infectious disease. Contact tracing identifies and provides support to people (contacts) who […]

Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites

Last updated: August 3, 2020 Anne Arundel County residents can get tested at no cost. No symptoms or doctor’s note required. If you develop symptoms, it is recommended to get tested within 48 hours. Appointments are preferred. For an appointment, call the COVID-19 Health Line at 410-222-7256. Test results are usually available within five to […]

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