FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2022 Re: KN95 and At Home Rapid Test Distribution The Washington County Health Department is distributing free KN95 masks […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2021 Re: Local Public Health Advisory: Recent Rise in COVID-19 Activity Ongoing surveillance of local COVID-19 data by the Washington […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WCHD Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Updates and Pfizer Boosters Hagerstown, Maryland (October 1, 2021.)- In an effort to increase the vaccination rate […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Indicators Continue to Worsen Hagerstown, Maryland (August 27, 2021.) Washington County’s cases have continued to worsen over the past few weeks, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Public Health Advisory: Recent Rise in COVID-19 Cases Hagerstown, Maryland (August 3, 2021) – Ongoing surveillance of local COVID-19 data by […]
As many areas in the country are beginning to experience surges in COVID-19 cases, this is a reminder to the community the pandemic is not over. We have entered into a new phase of this pandemic, where surges of positive cases and hospitalizations are being fueled overwhelmingly by unvaccinated individuals. The highly transmissible Delta variant is becoming widespread throughout the country and is taking hold in areas that have low vaccinations rates–areas just like Washington County. If you are fully vaccinated, you are well protected against hospitalization and death. The same reassurance and protection cannot be guaranteed for those who remain unvaccinated.
Starting July 21st, 2021, the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine will be available at WCHD COVID-19 testing sites on Mondays and Wednesdays. The COVID-19 […]