October 24, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Airport Set to Host Next Farmers Market -

Friday, October 23, 2020

County Series Puts Focus on Small Businesses -

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Mobile Food Drive Set Oct. 24 -

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Pandemic Sending Residents Outdoors -

Sunday, October 18, 2020

HEAL Action Team to Meet

HEAL Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s HEAL Action Team will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, October 28.

Volunteers Ready to Read to Children of Frontline Heroes

Heroes

A new Reading for St. Mary’s Heroes initiative honors the service of frontline and essential workers of the COVID-19 pandemic, including health care providers, public health professionals, law enforcement, emergency medical services, firefighters, public works, teachers, grocery store workers, and others.

Health Department Recommends Flu Shots

Flu

The St. Mary’s County Health Department recommends flu vaccinations for community members over the age of 6 months.

Expanded COVID Testing Hours Available

COVID

The St. Mary’s County Health Department will offer expanded COVID-19 testing hours from 8 am to 7 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays during October at the Harm Reduction Program Office in Lexington Park.

Community Corrections Center Plan Introduced

Corrections

The St. Mary’s County Equity Task Force, comprised of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, health department, and public school system is announcing plans for the launch of a new Community Corrections Center.

4 Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinics Planned

Vaccination Clinics

Four drive-thru clinics will offer free back-to-school vaccinations for children living in St. Mary’s County. Dates are September 18, 19, 23, and 26.

HEAL Action Team to Meet Sept. 23

HEAL Action Team Promotes Healthy Living

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership has resumed its HSMP action team meetings virtually through Google Hangouts. The HEAL Action Team will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Health Dept. Reopens for Appointment-Based Services

Health

The St. Mary’s County Health Department will reopen select services by appointment beginning Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Bishop New Deputy Health Officer in St. Mary’s

Bishop

Dr. Kyle Bishop has been appointed as the St. Mary’s County Health Department’s new deputy health officer.

In Lex Park, COVID Testing Without Appointment

Walk-Up COVID Testing in Lex Park

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is offering daily appointment-free COVID-19 testing from 8 am to 11 am Monday through Friday at the health department’s Harm Reduction Program Office at 46035 Signature Lane in Lexington Park.