Community Glade Valley Health 

Frederick County Officials Announce First Official Local Death from COVID-19

Frederick County Health Department announced today the first official death of a Frederick County resident from COVID-19: a woman in her 90s with underlying medical conditions. “I am deeply saddened to announce this loss,” said Dr. Barbara Brookmyer, the Health Officer of the Frederick County Health Department. “We hope that the family will receive support from their friends and neighbors as they share the news of the passing of their family member. We know that many in our community will experience similar losses as more people die from COVID-19. This…

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Community Education Glade Valley 

Frederick County Public Schools Releases Statement on Current State of Schools

THANK YOU for your patience in this unprecedented time in public education and in our nation. First and foremost, we hope that you and your families are remaining safe and well during the school closure. We miss our students! Mindful that school systems around the nation may be faced with an extended closure and not knowing whether schools in Maryland will be closed longer than two weeks, FCPS continues to plan for this possibility.  We know you have many questions about “continuity of instruction,” as we practice social distancing in response to the…

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Community Glade Valley 

Vendor and Yard Sale Day

Looking for a great Mother’s Day Gift? May you’ve been spring cleaning and are looking for the perfect place to sell your loved items? Which ever may be the case- Look no further! The Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company is at it again! Join us on May 2nd for a Vendor and Yard Sale day!

Similar to our Holiday Craft Fair, we will have a vendor and craft fair inside our air-conditioned social hall from 9am until 2pm! Are you a vendor? We have spots available! Non-electric spaces are available for $60, limited electric spaces available at $75. Email us today at: walkersvillecraftfair@gmail.com

Are you ready to kick off the yard-selling season but need a location? We have spots available on our spacious grounds! Pre-registration is a MUST! Spaces are 10ft by 10ft and are available for $25 each. Email us ASAP at walkersvillecraftfair@gmail.com

Interested in bargain or gift shopping? Mark your calendar today for May 2nd from 9am until 2pm. Free admission, Free parking, Food available for purchase.

See you there!

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Community Glade Valley Health 

Dog Attack in Walkersville Prompts Public Health Alert – Officials Seek Attacking Dogs

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: A woman and her dog were attacked and bitten by two dogs at approximately 6:10 pm on Monday, January 27, 2020, while walking on Cramer Avenue in Walkersville. The attack occurred while the woman was leash-walking her dog and the two dogs came running toward her from the direction of Sandstone Drive. The biting dogs are described as being about 30lbs-40lbs, with short hair, long legs, slender build and longer snouts; one was charcoal grey and the other was brown/tan. Witnesses reported that the dogs were wearing collars…

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