Glade Valley Government Health 

Spike In COVID-19 Cases Pauses Re-Openings

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Frederick County rose substantially over the weekend, reaching daily levels not seen for several months. As a result, County Executive Jan Gardner today announced that the County will take a pause from new expanded openings. The capacity increase for indoor dining at food service establishments in Frederick County will not take effect immediately.  “Given how our health metrics have suddenly changed, taking a pause is the right approach,” Executive Gardner said Monday. “We want our economy to reopen fully, and that requires…

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Crime Glade Valley News 

Arrest Made in Waterside Murder

On the evening of Friday, September 11, 2020, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Jordan Hooks, 27, of Frederick and charged him with 1st Degree Murder for the homicide of Mr. Jaemari Anderson that occurred on September 6, 2020. Through a series of interviews, invaluable assistance from the Frederick City Police, and a search warrant obtained and served at Hooks’ residence on Waterview Court, detectives were able to determine that Anderson and Hooks were described as close friends and were both at Hooks’ house smoking marijuana throughout the day and…

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Business Glade Valley Government Health 

Frederick County COVID-19 Updates

County Executive Jan Gardner provided an update on the County’s battle against COVID-19. While Frederick County flattened the curve by shutting down early in the pandemic, Frederick County now faces the challenge of keeping the rate of infection down. Gardner urged everyone to wear masks and maintain social distance of six feet from those outside of their own households. Frederick County currently only meets one of the two standards for opening schools. While the positivity rate at 3.1% in Frederick County is less than the 5% required, the rate of…

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