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 – 13,822,249

Maryland – 205,399(7.68% Positive)

Somerset – 1,117(20.34% Positive) 

In Somerset County –  547 recovered,  4 hospitalized, and 8 deaths. (11/27/2020)

(Updated every Friday afternoon)

For a breakdown by zip code, visit coronavirus.maryland.gov. 

For a definition of the positivity rate, go to coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/methodology 

(All numbers will be updated Monday – Friday by 2:45 pm)



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Wear your maskYou may have heard it said that "When you wear a mask, you protect me. When I wear a mask, I protect you." Wearing a mask can feel strange, but it’s an important defense in our fight against COVID-19. See the impact a simple mask can have on the risk of transmission. Learn more about mask use at: bit.ly/2UgqqAx. ... See MoreSee Less

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Your best protection from COVID-19 will be a combination of getting a COVID-19 vaccine, wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet away from others, avoiding crowds, and washing your hands often. No one tool alone is going to stop the pandemic. Learn about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination so you’ll be ready when a vaccine is recommended: bit.ly/3fcCcoX. ... See MoreSee Less

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Testing today for all ages! No appointment needed. ... See MoreSee Less

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Today we add 10 new cases to bring our total to 1,127. Of those 13 are currently hospitalized, 616 have recovered, and we have had 9 deaths. Our positivity rate today is 19.48%. Continue to remain vigilant in following the guidelines. ... See MoreSee Less

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If you need a test, we are testing this Friday at Washington High School. No appointment needed. 12:30p - 3:30pGatherings with family and friends who don't live with you can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19. If you traveled or hosted guests for the Thanksgiving holiday, the
Maryland Department of Health urges you to get tested.

Find a convenient testing site at COVIDtest.Maryland.gov.
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Today we add 15 new cases to bring our total to 1,117. Our positivity rate is at 20.34%. Take precautions to protect yourself and your loved ones. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sadly, the number of opioid overdoses in Somerset county has now doubled as compared to 2019. We are here to help with supports and resources, including free Narcan training. Call 443-523-1700 or go to www.somersethealth.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Today we add 41 new cases to bring our total to 1,102. This also raises our positivity rate to a high of 23.39% . Community transmission remains our biggest source. Ask yourself, are you contributing to the spread or doing your part to stop it? Is that gathering of family and friends worth it? Are you wearing your mask over your mouth and nose? Are you cleaning and/or changing the mask daily? When did you last wash your hands and sanitize the surfaces you touch? ... See MoreSee Less

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Today is a sad day number wise. We have one new death to report and our case count has surpassed 1000. We added 143 new cases to bring our total to 1,061 which has increased our positivity rate to 19.65%. Please wear your mask correctly, avoid contact with others, wash your hands, and stay home as much as possible. ... See MoreSee Less

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How can people who don’t feel sick spread the virus? How do I know if I should get tested? Watch this short video. And if you need or want a test, we are testing on Friday at Washington High School from 12:30p - 3:30pm no appointment needed. #takethetest ... See MoreSee Less

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Today at 4pm.Today at 4 p.m., l will hold a press conference to provide updates on our response to the new surge of COVID-19.

Watch live here on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube: bit.ly/GovHoganYouTube
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Need a COVID test but concerned about it being indoors? Here’s a sneak peek into our testing site. We are at Washington high today till noon and testing again on Friday 12:30-3:30p. No appointment needed. Currently no wait. ... See MoreSee Less

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Testing today! Washington High School. 9a - 12p ... See MoreSee Less

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Please stay alert.Tornado Watch in Effect...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 515 IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST MARYLAND

DORCHESTER SOMERSET WICOMICO
WORCESTER

IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA

ACCOMACK

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF CAMBRIDGE, CHINCOTEAGUE,
CRISFIELD, NEW CHURCH, OCEAN CITY, ONANCOCK,
PRINCESS ANNE, SALISBURY.
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Do you know the difference?Make sure you know. Make sure your family knows. Make sure your friends know. Please.
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Free testing today. Currently no wait ... See MoreSee Less

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Today we report a total of 918 cases with a positivity rate of 18.07%. We are testing today from 12-330pm at Washington high. No appointment needed. ... See MoreSee Less

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have you gotten your flu shot? It is more important than ever to protect yourself and your loved ones. ... See MoreSee Less

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Testing this afternoon! ... See MoreSee Less

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This week's testing. we are at Washington HIgh in Princess Anne. No appointment needed to this indoor event. ... See MoreSee Less

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