Information & Resources on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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With the Coronavirus a rapidly evolving situation, the following resources have been provided to keep Somerset County residents informed so our community is well prepared.

Please check back often as this information will be updated as new information is provided. 

As of March 25, 2020, the Somerset County Transfer Stations and Landfill are operating on their normal schedule.

As of March 24, 2020, the Somerset County Government has issued an Emergency Declaration and announced additional actions to protect public health and limit the spread of COVID-19 in Maryland. These changes will enable essential services to continue and provide protection for employees and the public. 

  • Effective 8:00 am on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and until further notice, the county will operate on a modified schedule.
  • Non-essential employees will telework from home and only essential employees are required to report to County buildings
  • Great Hope Golf Course and the Caddyshack Restaurant are closed to the public
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.  These measures are designed to keep the people of Somerset County healthy during the current outbreak and mitigate further spread of the virus.

The following link will direct you to the website for Governor Larry Hogan. Updates are listed as they become available.
https://governor.maryland.gov/

The following link will direct you to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). MDH will provide updates as they become available.
Maryland Department of Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information

Below is a fact sheet pertaining to the Coronavirus.
COVID-19 Fact Sheet 

Below is information from the  Somerset County University of Maryland Extension Office.
UME Response to COVID-19

For other available resources, please see the information below:

For vendors looking to sell products or services to the state: email resource.mema@maryland.gov.

For local charities or community organizations that need help: contact your local health department or emergency manager.

For statewide charities that need help: email ngs.mema@maryland.gov.

For individual donations and volunteers, including instructions on how to donate or volunteer: refer to the Maryland Unites website at governor.maryland.gov/marylandunites. If not applicable, email ngs.mema@maryland.gov.

For business-related donations, including donations of capabilities, personnel, and equipment, and other business-related questions: email psector@maryland.gov.

For anything that does not fit the categories above, including media inquiries: email pio.mema@maryland.gov.