Glade Valley Government Health 

Maryland Pauses Re-Opening, Expands Mask Requirements, and Discourages Travel to Hot Spots

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan paused further re-opening plans today. The pause is due to an increase of hospital beds in use by COVID patients and “a dramatic shift of cases” with 56% of new cases in Maryland among residents under 40 years of age. Maryland will not enter Phase Three of its Re-Opening Plan until further notice. Through contact tracing, the following activities were identified as the leading sources of infection in Maryland: 44% attended a family gathering, 23% attended house parties, and 21% attended outdoor events. Contact tracing found…

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Glade Valley Government Health 

County Executive Announces Plans to Expand Mobile Crisis Services

Community Partners Sheppard Pratt, Frederick Health Play Key Roles Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced she would be introducing a supplemental budget to fund the expansion of mobile crisis services in an effort to better serve people in the community who are facing crises.  The program would provide round-the-clock integrated services through a collaboration with Sheppard Pratt and Frederick Health.  Social workers, behavioral health staff, or other specialists would be available to respond to the scene to help a person in crisis, such as addiction, suicidal thoughts, or homelessness.…

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Community Glade Valley Health News 

158th Annual Great Frederick Fair, September 18-26 CANCELLED due to COVID-19

After months of deliberation and discussions on how to safely open amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, The Great Frederick Fair Board of Directors has cancelled our annual event scheduled for September 18-26, 2020. This decision was not taken lightly and is extremely difficult to share but is in the best interest of public health and safety. The Great Frederick Fair is not only an important tradition in our community, welcoming over 230,000 guests, but also a vital economic event, putting over $1,000,000 back to local businesses each year. The Fair remains…

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