Office of the County Executive Steuart Pittman Hiring More Contact Tracers, Redeploying Personnel, and Coordinating Resources in Response to COVID Crisis Annapolis, Md. (July 29, 2020) Today Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced a new plan to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the county by sharing the ever-increasing workload of the health department […]
Category: Updates and News About COVID-19
A Message from the Health Officer Nilesh Kalyanaraman, M.D. July 24, 2020 Over four weeks ago Anne Arundel County started to see a slow rise in our COVID-19 cases, one that we expected given the reopenings that took place on June 12 and 19. Two weeks ago the cases started to rise much faster. Last […]
Last updated: July 28, 2020 County Executive Steuart Pittman’s Executive Order 27 found HERE For the FAQs (PDF) on Updated COVID19 Restrictions Intended to Address the Increase in Cases & to Help Keep Anne Arundel County Open, click here. Table of Contents: What does Anne Arundel County’s Executive Order Number 27 do? When does it […]
Last updated: August 10, 2020 What are the reasons to wear face masks and face coverings? Face masks block the spread of larger respiratory droplets and reduce the potential spread of COVID-19. By wearing a face covering, you will help to keep people healthy and safe, enable businesses to stay open and allow schools to […]
Last updated: August 7, 2020 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 may have been infected […]
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Last updated: July 16, 2020 Anne Arundel County will align with state guidance on outdoor amusements and limited indoor seating for restaurants Annapolis, Md. (June 11, 2020) County Executive Pittman announced today that Anne Arundel County will implement additional Stage 2 reopenings on Friday, June 12 at 5:00 p.m., in line with Governor Larry Hogan’s […]
June 8, 2020 — The Anne Arundel County Department of Health recommends COVID-19 testing for anyone who has gone to a recent mass protest. The department provides daily drive-through testing to county residents at no cost. Tests are given on a first come, first served basis. Supplies are limited, so appointments are preferred. To make […]
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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 […]
Last updated: July 29, 2020 On April 28, 2020, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health released year-to-date information about 256 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 51 COVID-19 deaths, at county nursing homes. Over the past months, the Department of Health, along with the County Department of Aging and Disabilities, has worked closely with the long-term […]
Last updated: June 22, 2020