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COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Guidance

The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Severe Weather and Closing Information


Baltimore County Government



Baltimore County general government offices are operating on a normal schedule. Any exceptions for specific agencies or programs will be noted in the chart below.

In an Emergency, Call 911

If you have a necessary, but non-emergency medical need, please call 410-887-2222 and speak to the officer on duty for further information.

Real-Time Storm Information

  • The Bureau of Highways Snow Center is manned 24-hours-a-day during storms. The Snow Center coordinates between plow crews, emergency services and the community. The number at the Highways Snow Center is 410-887-3560.
  • The County's Road Closures application lists roads currently closed due to repairs, accidents, weather or other hazards.

Agency and Program Closings


Recreation Centers

To assist in keeping staff, volunteers, participants and residents safe and minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Department of Recreation and Parks will be following all State Executive Orders related to youth sports activities. All Department of Recreation and Parks buildings are closed to the public until further notice.


Trash and Recycling Drop-Off Centers

All three drop-off centers are currently in service with normal operating hours (including the usual holiday schedule). However, visitors and employees are now required to wear masks onsite and adhere to all social distancing guidelines. These requirements will be strictly enforced. Driver's licenses will still be scanned to confirm residency.


Trash and Recycling Collection

Trash and recycling collections are running normally; please follow your regularly-scheduled collection days for all materials (including the usual holiday schedule).


Senior Centers

Out of an abundance of caution, activities at Baltimore County Senior Centers are suspended until further notice.



CountyRide is limited to medical appointments, grocery shopping and pharmacy.

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Public Library

Visit the Baltimore County Public Library website for all branch closing information.


Animal Services


All Baltimore County Animal Services facilities are open and operating normally.


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Public Schools

Visit the Baltimore County Public Schools website for all school closing information.



Circuit Court

Baltimore County Circuit Court—COVID-19 Status Update


COVID-19 Testing


All Baltimore County COVID-19 testing clinics are open and operating normally.


COVID-19 Vaccinations


All Baltimore County COVID-19 vaccination clinics are open and operating normally.

Status Agency/Program Information

Policies and Additional Information

See Baltimore County's Severe Weather and Closing Policies for additional information regarding agency closures and the County's procedure for notifying the public.

If you are a Baltimore County government employee, please review the Employee Inclement Weather Policy.

Revised April 14, 2021               
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