June 27, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Lex Park COVID Testing Closed Temporarily

COVID

The St. Mary’s County Health Dept. has closed the walk up COVID-19 testing site currently located at the Harm Reduction Office in Lexington Park. This testing site is closed until further notice. Testing will continue to be offered at the SMCHD Main Office at 21580 Peabody St. in Leonardtown, MD.

Nimitz Returns to Mideast as Tensions Rise

The USS Nimitz is back in the Persian Gulf. The Pentagon cites the drawdown of US forces in Afghanistan and Iraq as the reason. Others believe the killing of an Iranian scientist in Tehran is further raising tensions across the Mideast.

DoD Alert Levels Unchanged After Trump COVID Diagnosis

DoD Alert Levels

The Pentagon says there have been no changes to Department of Defense alert levels since President Donald Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19. “The US military stands ready to defend our country and interests. There’s no change to the readiness or capability of our armed forces.”