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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.

Emergency Plans

Baltimore County maintains a high level of readiness for natural and man-made disasters and a variety of hazards. The Emergency Operations Plan and Hazard Mitigation Plan Update describe the management and coordinated responses to such disasters and hazards.

Emergency Operations Plan

Baltimore County follows an Emergency Operations Plan (PDF) in times of crisis, including natural disasters and severe weather emergencies.

The plan defines the roles and responsibilities of Baltimore County Government, private and volunteer organizations and state and federal agencies within the County.

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The Baltimore County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update (PDF) profiles possible hazards that pose potential threats to Baltimore County. The Update includes explanations on the factors that create risk for each hazard and a history of major hazard events within the county.

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Emergency preparedness starts with you. Ready? Set? Good.

Revised September 25, 2018         


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