Local County Government Covid-19 Updates

 

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY (County Executive Steuart Pittman)

As of August 5, 2021, all County employees and the general public will be required to wear masks inside all County-owned buildings.  Effective September 13, Anne Arundel County employees who are not vaccinated will be required to provide a negative COVID test result each week in order to report to work.

For County Executive Pittman’s latest Executive Order, click here.

 


 

BALTIMORE CITY (Mayor Brandon M. Scott)

Effective August 9, 2021, Baltimore City will require the general public to wear face coverings in indoor spaces including but not limited to retail establishments, restaurants, fitness centers, gaming facilities, and indoor venues regardless of vaccination status.

For the Mayor’s latest Health Order, click here

 


BALTIMORE COUNTY (County Executive Johnny Olszewski)

Beginning October 15, 2021, all County employees who are not vaccinated will be required to be tested for COVID-19 weekly.  All County employees will have until October 15, 2021 to submit proof of full or partial vaccination, or a waiver request for medical or religious reasons. Individuals who choose to not be vaccinated, or who have an approved waiver, will be required to be tested on a weekly basis. On August 24, 2021, County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced a local State of Emergency order due to the spike in coronavirus cases.  The order will allow Baltimore County to reinstate restrictions such as mask mandates and indoor gatherings.

Click here for the most recent updates with Baltimore County.

 


 

FREDERICK COUNTY (County Executive Jan Gardner)

Due to Frederick’s COVID transmission level, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner announced that masks will be required in all city facilities regardless of vaccination status effective August 5, 2021. In addition, County meetings will stay virtual with the exception of the Mayor and Board of Alderman.

 

 


HARFORD COUNTY (County Executive Barry Glassman)

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman continues to follow Governor Hogan’s lead on mask mandates and urges Harford County residents and employees to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

 


 

HOWARD COUNTY (County Executive Calvin Ball)

Effective August 3, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced Howard County Government buildings are now fully reopened to the public. Face coverings should be worn by anyone who is not vaccinated, and six-foot physical distancing is still encouraged. All employees and visitors should feel comfortable wearing a mask regardless of their vaccination status. Some County buildings and facilities, such as the 50+ Centers or Detention Center, may have stronger requirements for employees and visitors based on their specific use.

 


MONTGOMERY COUNTY (County Executive Marc Elrich)

Montgomery County has reinstated the indoor mask requirement because the County has reached a “substantial transmission” level.  Effective August 7, all persons in the County over the age of two years old when indoors at any location accessible to the public must wear a face covering.   Businesses and workplaces that are closed to the public can set their own face covering policies.  The County will end the mask mandate it reached “moderate transmission” for 7 consecutive days.

 


 

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY (County Executive Angela Alsobrooks)

Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced that the County will reinstitute an indoor public mask mandate due to a continued rise in COVID-19 metrics.  The mandate will go into effect, Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 5:00 PM, and applies to vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.

Click here for the latest press release from Prince George’s County.