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Department of Health Begins Distributing and Administering COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5 Years

En Español Annapolis, Md (June 21, 2022) – On Tuesday, June 21, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health will offer COVID-19 vaccines to children under 5 years. An independent panel of advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted to recommend vaccinating all children in the age group with one of […]

Department of Health Urges Residents to Be Aware of BA.2 Variant

Last updated: May 16, 2022Annapolis, MD (March 22, 2022) With the increasing spread of the BA.2 subvariant of COVID-19 , County Executive Steuart Pittman and Health Officer Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman urged residents to continue seeking out vaccinations and boosters to protect against the disease.  “We have the tools. Those tools are vaccines, tests, and treatment,” […]

Health Officer Issues Public Safety Order Continuing Face Covering Requirement

Last updated: May 16, 20221.31.22 – Anne Arundel County’s Public Safety Order Will Expire on January 31 as Scheduled ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER DR. KALYANARAMAN ISSUES PUBLIC SAFETY ORDER CONTINUING FACE COVERING REQUIREMENT UNTIL JANUARY 31, 2022 1.11.22 – FAQs Mask Requirements in Anne Arundel County Annapolis, Md (Jan. 7, 2022) – Today, as […]

Recovery Workgroup

County Road to Recovery View the document below or click here to download. Past Presentations: January 15, 2021 – County Council Presentation: COVID & Vaccine Updates December 17, 2020 – Confronting COVID December 15, 2020 – County Council December 3, 2020 – Confronting COVID November 19, 2020 – COVID Restrictions among “Big 7” Counties November 19, […]

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, […]

Contact Tracing and Isolation

Last updated: December 28, 2021NEW! MD COVID Alert COVID-19 & Contact Tracing Click to enlarge. How Contact Tracing Works Click to enlarge. Contact tracing is an activity that involves working with a patient (symptomatic or asymptomatic) who has been diagnosed with an infectious disease. Contact tracing identifies and provides support to people (contacts) who may […]

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