Governor’s COVID-19 Update Regarding Education

Governor Hogan today held a press conference stressing that our children need to get back to in-person learning. He also called on all of Maryland counties to open up their schools by March 1st if not sooner. Other points touched upon were vaccination efforts and COVID-19 statistics in the state. You can view the full … Continue reading Governor’s COVID-19 Update Regarding Education

Governor Hogan’s Stimulus and Tax Relief Package

Today, Governor Hogan announced in a press conference that he was introducing a $1 billion emergency stimulus package that is designed to help many Marylanders that have taken a huge financial hit during the COVID-19 health crisis. The full press conference is provided in the link below along with the full details of the proposed … Continue reading Governor Hogan’s Stimulus and Tax Relief Package

COVID-19 Vaccines Available

COVID-19 vaccines are now available for Allegany County residents 75 years and up. The vaccines will be given by appointment only at the Barton Business Park Shell Building, 17300 Barton Park Drive, Rawlings. There are 1,000 appointment slots available and additional slots will be added when there are more doses of the vaccine provided. More … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccines Available

COVID-19 and our Volunteer Fire Departments

Our Volunteer Fire Departments have been greatly impacted by COVID-19, as those departments have not had the funding needed to keep them going and supplement the Personal Protective Equipment needed. Our Volunteer Fire Departments are made up of people of many ages but our Auxiliary is made up of many elderly adults who want to … Continue reading COVID-19 and our Volunteer Fire Departments

Phase III – Reopening Maryland

Maryland Begins Stage Three As a result of improved COVID-19 health metrics across the state, Governor Hogan announced on September 1 that Maryland will begin to move into Stage Three of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery’ with additional safe and gradual reopenings. Stage Three will be implemented in multiple phases with a flexible, community-based approach that … Continue reading Phase III – Reopening Maryland

Reopening Western Maryland – Phase 1

Great news! Governor Hogan announced on Wednesday, May 13th that Maryland would be entering Phase I of reopening and resuming normal life across the state. I am especially pleased that the Governor has allowed county-by-county flexibility in the reopening process. Here are the highlights: The Stay-At-Home Order will be lifted at 5:00pm on Friday, May … Continue reading Reopening Western Maryland – Phase 1