Welcome to the Somerset COunty Health Department Website

For all covid-19 questions call 410-912-6889

Maryland Dept. of Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

or visit our covid-19 page here 

covid-19 numbers at a glance:

United States – 140,904

Maryland – 1,413

Somerset – 1

(these numbers will be updated daily by 1:00 pm)



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Timeline PhotosCDC Tobacco Free’s Tips From Former Smokers® campaign shares the stories of real people and their loved ones who have been affected by smoking. Today, the campaign is back for its 9th year to share new stories: CDC.gov/tips ... See MoreSee Less

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U.S. adults had more than 17 billion binge drinks in 2015. That’s an average of 470 binge drinks per binge drinker. Drinking less reduces your risk of getting sick or doing something you’ll regret . If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. That’s up to 1 drink a day for women, or up to 2 for men. ... See MoreSee Less

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are you worried about your fur babies?Are you worried about your pet during the coronavirus outbreak? At this time, there’s no evidence that pets can get sick from the virus or spread the virus in the United States. COVID-19 spreads mostly from person to person through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Learn the steps you should take to keep yourself, your family, and your community safe: bit.ly/33DJ8Wt ... See MoreSee Less

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Read this for info on campground closures and the ceasing of curbside pick-up at non-essential businesses. ... See MoreSee Less

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Timeline PhotosWicomico County has their 7th confirmed positive case. A female under the age of 18 her siblings were tested and came back negative. The entire household is quarantined at home and feeling fine. The Health Department continues to do in -depth contact tracing for those who have been in contact with the confirmed case. ... See MoreSee Less

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Today and every day, We say THANK YOU to the dedicated doctors who care for us. ... See MoreSee Less

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Fever, shortness of breath and a dry cough are all symptoms of COVID-19. Flu also presents similar symptoms. If you have concerns, STAY HOME and call your doctor. Stay up to date with what's happening throughout Peninsula Regional Health System around coronavirus. Visit: www.peninsula.org/covid-19-coronavirus-19 ... See MoreSee Less

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Proper hand-washing can reduce the risk of food poisoning and significantly decrease the spread of the common cold, flu and other viruses. Here’s how and when to wash: sm.eatright.org/washhands ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us and hear the latest updates from Gov. Hogan today at 10:45amI strongly encourage Marylanders to tune in today at 10:45 a.m. for additional announcements regarding COVID-19 in Maryland.

Watch live here on Facebook, Twitter (@GovLarryHogan), or YouTube: bit.ly/2JlXv8q
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We echo this! THANK YOU!!!!I want to once again thank the countless essential personnel who are on the front lines every day, working around the clock, and doing their best to keep Marylanders safe. We are all in this together, and we will get through this together.

To learn how to help your fellow Marylanders, visit governor.maryland.gov/marylandunites.
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What is wrong with this picture? EVERYTHING! They are not practicing social distancing. He is not covering his mouth. He is not even turning his head away. Do not be like these people. Keep a distance from people. Cover your mouth. And wash your hands. ... See MoreSee Less

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Maryland has surpassed 1,000 cases and now stands at 1,239. Sadly the death toll has risen as well to 10. For all the COVID-19 statistics, go to coronavirus.maryland.gov ... See MoreSee Less

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Temperatures are rising, make this a good day in spite of the crisis all around us. ... See MoreSee Less

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This is great resource.The CDC has developed a new in-home screening tool to help users understand COVID-19 risks and symptoms.

While only a healthcare professional can diagnose COVID-19, this tool provides guidance on social distancing and self-isolating, how to closely monitor symptoms, recommendations on testing, and when to contact a medical provider.

Access the tool online at: www.apple.com/covid19

For up-to-date information and resources, visit: coronavirus.maryland.gov
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