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Free Take-Away Meals Available For Youth at Designated Locations 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Baltimore County Recreation and Parks buildings will be closed to the public effective Saturday March 14, until further notice.

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the Department of Recreation and Parks will offer limited meal distribution to children 18 and under with support from the Maryland Food Bank and Healthy Food Access St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore.

The Department will offer the take-away meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays and on Saturday. Residents can drive to the location and receive a box of groceries without leaving their cars.

There is a limited number of meals available and they will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis at the following locations:

There is a limited number of meals available and they will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis at the following locations:

  • Dundalk PAL Center
  • Mars Estates PAL Center
  • Shady Spring PAL Center
  • Hillendale PAL Center
  • Cockeysville PAL Center
  • Scotts Branch PAL Center
  • Winfield PAL Center
  • Woodmoor PAL Center

Contact

If there are food issues for any population group, you can seek information or assistance by emailing food@baltimorecountymd.gov.


Trash and Recycling Collection Normal, Drop-off Facilities Open 

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, February 17 in recognition of Presidents Day.

Health department clinics, libraries and senior centers will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will be open as usual. 

Trash and recyclables will be collected according to the normal schedule. The County’s trash and recycling drop-off facilities will be open. Residents can log onto the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website for more information about recycling and trash collection, including schedules and drop-off center locations and hours. Residents may also call the Bureau of Solid Waste Management at 410-887-2000. 

Collection schedules are also available on the County’s BaltCoGo app, available on mobile phones.


 
 
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