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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Frederick County Health Department Operational Changes

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Effective immediately, the Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) building will be closed to public access until further notice. “This action allows us to promote social distancing measures and to redirect our public health workforce to focus...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Updates

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We are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that was first detected in Wuhan City, China and which continues to expand. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it be...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Coronavirus Preparedness for People at Higher Risk

COVID-19 UPDATE

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) is working closely with Frederick County Senior Services Division to prepare our community for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). These agencies work closely with groups of pe...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

County Executive Gardner, Health Officer Brookmyer and Community Leaders Prepare for Coronavirus

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County Executive Jan Gardner and Dr. Barbara Brookmyer, Health Officer, were joined by public safety, emergency management, and community partners at a public information briefing at Winchester Hall to provide an update on efforts to prepare the community...

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Posted on: March 7, 2020

Governor waives cost of COVID-19 testing

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT

The Governor of Maryland has announced that any cost-sharing, including co-payments, coinsurance and deductibles for any visit to diagnose or test for COVID-19 will be waived.

This proclamation also allows people to get a 30-day refill on prescriptions soo...

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