Local County Government Covid-19 Updates

 

CITY OF ANNAPOLIS (Mayor Gavin Buckley)

Citing alarming and rapid increases in COVID hospitalizations and cases in the last few days, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced an emergency indoor mask mandate will go into effect countywide on Friday, Dec. 31. The mandate, which will apply to all indoor public locations, will expire on Friday, Jan. 7 unless the County Council votes for an extension.

 

For the City of Annapolis Office of Emergency Management, click here.

 

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY (County Executive Steuart Pittman)

Citing alarming and rapid increases in COVID hospitalizations and cases in the last few days, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced an emergency indoor mask mandate will go into effect countywide on Friday, Dec. 31. The mandate, which will apply to all indoor public locations, will expire on Friday, Jan. 7 unless the County Council votes for an extension.

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

 


 

BALTIMORE CITY (Mayor Brandon M. Scott)

Baltimore City requires 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. Residents are strongly encouraged to continue accessing City services online.

For the Status of City Services, click here

 


 

BALTIMORE COUNTY (County Executive Johnny Olszewski)

County Executive Johnny Olszewski declared a local State of Emergency on December 27, 2021 and again, face coverings are required when indoors. Health Order. Baltimore County’s mask mandate is now in effect through the end of January. The county’s State of Emergency period will last until Feb. 7, unless County Executive Johnny Olszewski declares an end to the emergency first.

Baltimore County officials will continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and determine the appropriate course of action to keep Baltimore County residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19.

Click here for the most recent updates from Baltimore County.

 


 

FREDERICK COUNTY (County Executive Jan Gardner)

The Frederick County Board of Health convened on Thursday, December 30 to hear an update on COVID-19 in Frederick County and discuss additional health regulations. The new restrictions go into effect in Frederick County at 5pm on Friday, December 31, 2021. BOH Regulation 02-2021 states that all persons aged 5 years and older are required to wear a face covering in all indoor public spaces accessible to the public where the person is unable to consistently maintain at least six feet of distance from individuals who are not members of their household. The regulation will remain in effect until positive Covid-19 cases in Frederick County fall below 20 per 100,000 population or this regulation is superseded, amended, or revised by additional Board of Health Regulation.

 

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HARFORD COUNTY (County Executive Barry Glassman)

Harford County will require visitors to county government buildings to wear masks starting Tuesday at 9 a.m., according to a statement issued by Harford County Executive Barry Glassman. The mandate will also apply to county government employees who interact with the public and will remain in place until further notice.

For more information on Harford County, click here


 

HOWARD COUNTY (County Executive Calvin Ball)

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today signed an executive order requiring masks be worn indoors in all businesses and facilities open to the public, as well as public transportation, in Howard County. Ball’s decision came in consultation with local health and business leaders. The requirement is effective Sunday, December 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

For more information on Howard County, click here. 


 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (County Executive Marc Elrich)

Dr. James Bridgers, acting County health officer, notified the Montgomery County Council today that the County returned to “substantial transmission” of COVID-19 based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. This change means that the Board of Health regulation mandating masks be worn indoors will resume on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 12:01 a.m. According to the Board of Health regulation, if the County’s rate of transmission is measured as substantial for seven consecutive days,  the indoor mask mandate returns.

Click Here for the latest press release from Montgomery County. 


 

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY (County Executive Angela Alsobrooks)

The County is currently in Phase 3 of reopening. All persons over the age of two will be required to wear a mask in all indoor public venues and businesses in Prince George’s County, even if they are fully vaccinated. This includes, but is not limited to, restaurants, retail stores, entertainment venues, conference centers, and office settings. The Prince George’s County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday 1/18/22 to extend its indoor mask mandate until March 9.

Click here for more Covid-19 updates from Prince George’s County.