Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County offering online scheduling for free COVID-19 tests

TOWSON, MD—Beginning on Wednesday, Baltimore County residents can now quickly and easily reserve a slot online for free COVID-19 testing by visiting Baltimore County’s website. Appointments are currently available at both walk-up and drive-through sites for Thursday, June 4, through Tuesday, June 9, 2020. New dates will be added on Wednesdays each week. “Improving access to testing is important to …


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COVID-19 testing without doctor’s order now available at Baltimore County sites

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County will now offer COVID-19 tests at all of its testing sites without a doctor’s order. In order to ensure efficient operations, residents will be required to call the County’s COVID-19 hotline to make an appointment. Previously, tests at Baltimore County testing sites were only available to individuals with a doctor’s order. Baltimore County Health Officer Dr. Gregory …


Timonium Fairgrounds reaches capacity for appointment-free COVID-19 testing

TIMONIUM, MD—The Timonium Fairgrounds has reached capacity for appointment-free COVID-19 testing. “Due to the overwhelming response, we are currently at capacity for administering COVID-19 tests at the Maryland State Fairgrounds,” officials said on Thursday morning. “If you were unable to get tested at this location, please call the Baltimore County COVID-19 Hotline at410-887-3816 for assistance.” The fairgrounds hit their limit …

Gov. Hogan directs MDH to offer appointment-free COVID-19 testing, allow testing without symptoms

ANNAPOLIS, MD–Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the state has reached a critical milestone, surpassing 200,000 COVID-19 tests and completing testing of 3.5 percent of the state’s population. The state now has the capacity and supplies to offer testing to Marylanders who may have been exposed to the disease, even if they do not have symptoms. With this progress, …

Baltimore County announces 4th COVID-19 testing site in Dundalk

DUNDALK, MD—Beginning on Monday, May 4, the Baltimore County Department of Health will open a fourth COVID-19 testing site at the Dundalk Health Center (7700 Dunmanway Baltimore, Maryland 21222) to help meet the need for expanded testing. The new clinic will offer 50 slots per day and will be the county’s second walk-up clinic, as well as the first County-operated …

Baltimore County announces two new COVID-19 testing sites

TOWSON, MD—A little more than a week after opening its drive-through testing site at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Baltimore County is opening two additional sites to help keep pace with the demand for testing, as well as provide access in areas with high rates of confirmed COVID-19 cases. Beginning next week, the Baltimore County Department of Health will …

Baltimore County to open drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at Timonium Fairgrounds

TIMONIUM, MD—In an effort to keep pace with the demand for COVID-19 testing, the Baltimore County Department of Health will open a drive-through clinic to test patients who have a medical order from a healthcare provider. The clinic will be located at the Timonium Fairgrounds (2200 York Road, Timonium, Maryland, 21093) and will open on Thursday, April 16th. Testing will …

Baltimore County requests National Guard assistance to support COVID-19 response

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday requested Maryland National Guard support in Baltimore County to provide humanitarian and emergency management assistance to county government as it continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’ve asked for the Guard’s help to support our County’s evolving response to this unprecedented pandemic,” Olszewski said. “These are neighbors from our communities who …