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All Anne Arundel County Beaches No Swimming or Direct Contact Advisory

August 5, 2020 – After any rainfall of 1/2 inch or more, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health has a countywide preemptive waterway advisory due to elevated bacterial levels and increased health risks. Yesterday, the county received rainfall between 3.4″ and 5.5″, and there will be a no-swimming/no direct contact advisory (which includes kayaking, […]

County Executive Pittman Announces Operation COVID Health Corps to Contain COVID Surge

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 […]

Announcement Concerning the Glen Burnie Library

July 24, 2020 – The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL), in consultation with the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, yesterday responded to the finding that a Glen Burnie Library employee had tested positive for COVID-19. The library employee was not symptomatic while at work and has not been at the branch since Saturday, […]

Compass Pointe Golf Courses Announcement

July 16, 2020 — The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has learned that an employee of the Compass Pointe Golf Courses in Pasadena, MD, has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee, who worked outdoors, was last at the golf course on Sunday, July 12. In coordination with the Department of Recreation and Parks, two […]

Announcement Concerning the Odenton Library

July 15, 2020 — The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL), in consultation with the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, recently responded to the finding that an Odenton Library employee had tested positive for COVID-19.  The library employee was not symptomatic while at work and has not been at the branch since Friday, July 10.  Branch library staff were […]

Alert: North Arundel Aquatic Center

Last updated: July 29, 2020 On, July 15, 2020, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health learned that a patron of the North Arundel Aquatic Center in Glen Burnie, MD, tested positive for COVID-19. The Center’s staff had been following protocols by wearing masks, social distancing, proper and frequent hand washing, and sanitizing and disinfecting […]

Public Safety Order: Face Coverings in Outdoor Public Spaces

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 in the fall; and WHEREAS, […]

Children’s Immunizations Clinic By Appointment Only at Glen Burnie Health Center

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Immunization Program is holding an appointment only childhood immunization clinic every Tuesday at the Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street SW, Glen Burnie, MD 21061. The appointments are for recommended vaccines, including MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), DTaP (Diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis) and chickenpox. The clinics […]

Beach Swim Guide

Last updated: August 6, 2020 To swim or not to swim? Use the swim guide from Memorial Day to Labor Day to check whether the water at your favorite Anne Arundel County beach meets acceptable bacteria-level standards for swimmers as determined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Maryland Department of the Environment and the Anne […]

Statement on Racism

May 30, 2020 This week we watched George Floyd be murdered in Minneapolis. We watched Christian Cooper’s life get threatened while bird watching in Central Park. We watched on live TV as CNN reporter Omar Jimenez was arrested while covering the protest in Minneapolis. All three of them are black men who were the targets […]

Health Care Coverage and More…

Last updated: February 24, 2020   Free Health Care Enrollment Assistance Click here Having health coverage provides protection and peace of mind if you or your family gets sick or has an accident.  Health coverage also provides preventive health care and screenings to help keep you and your family healthy.  You may be eligible for […]

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