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Weather CenterOffice and Program Status

Find out in real time if County office buildings and programs are open and operating in the event of inclement weather or a crisis incident.


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.

Department and Program Closings


Recreation Centers

All recreation activities are operating on a normal schedule.

To assist in keeping staff, volunteers, participants and residents safe and to continue to 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.


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 required to 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

Senior centers are open with a mask mandate and physical distancing requirements apply when eating or drinking. 



CountyRide is in full service.

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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

Status Department/Program Details

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.


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