Howard County COVID-19 Information
Howard County’s StayCOVIDsafe.howardcountymd.gov makes it easy for residents and businesses to find information surrounding the County response, support, and vital resources.
Howard County Health Department’s Coronavirus Page provides general guidance, frequently asked questions, current data, and an information line.
Howard County Health Department’s main webpage has information about essential programs and services operations during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Howard County is dedicated to expanding COVID-19 testing to residents in our community who many not have adequate access. Rapid testing and PCR testing will be available to residents at no cost. These new testing sites will help us promote more equitable healthcare and ensuring our most vulnerable populations have access to COVID-19 testing. For more information,click here.
First Call Urgent Care and Centennial Medical Group are implementing five mobile testing units in the following locations
- First Call Urgent Care and Centennial Medical Group are implementing five mobile testing units in the following locations:
Long Reach Village Center (Monday, 3 – 7 pm)
- North Laurel Community Center (Tuesday, 3 – 7 pm)
- Shopping Center (Wednesday, 3 -7 pm)
- Recreation and Parks Headquarters (Thursday, 3 – 7 pm)
- The Elkridge 50+ Center (Friday, 3 – 7 pm)
State of Maryland COVID-19 Information
Maryland Department of Health: CovidLINK is Maryland’s hub for information about COVID-19, testing locations, and vaccine information. This website also has a variety of frequently asked questions, and a link to COVIDConnect, “a secure portal that is open to all Maryland residents who were confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19 and who are now recovered… to share information, promote action, and find support.”
The Maryland Insurance Administration wants to remind all Marylanders that they are eligible for “no-cost” COVID-19 vaccinations.
For the most up-to-date data on the COVID-19 outbreak in Maryland, visit: coronavirus.maryland.gov
COVID-19 News and Information
Follow the CDC’s recommendations for how to protect yourself and others
This WHO page on Coronavirus disease has practical information for dealing with the outbreak on a personal level. The page includes video, graphics, myth-busters, and even tips for coping with related stress.
Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center
Johns Hopkins experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19.
LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to the relevant articles in PubMed.