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Health Department set to Fully Reopen

June 29th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department has announced that it will fully reopen for all in-person services on Thursday, July 1.   Masks will continue to be required for all individuals age 5 and older when inside health department buildings.  Please note that the hours for STI/HIV clinic have changed to noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays.


COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered on Wednesday, June 30in the Community Roomon the ground floor of the Willowbrook Office Complex (WOC) at 12501 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland.  In the morning, from 9 a.m. to noon, the health department will offer both theModerna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines for those 18 or older.  In the afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. the Pfizer COVID vaccine will be offered for those age 12 and up.  Individuals under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in order to get the Pfizer vaccine.


The Allegany County Health Department reports that26,619Allegany County residents have received their first dose of a two-dose vaccine against COVID-19 (37.8% of the population), with 24,667of those individuals now fully vaccinated with their second dose (35.0% of the population).The number of residents who have received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine is2,960(4.2%).


By comparison, the state reported that 57.1% of all Marylanders had received their first dose of a two-dose vaccine, with 51.5% having had both doses and 4.3% vaccinated with the single-dose vaccine.


Allegany County COVID-19 Case Statistics as of June 27:


  • New COVID Cases:  4(cumulative total 7,054)
  • Additional Deaths: 0 (cumulative total 212)
  • Cases Per 100,000 Population:  2.03(Maryland:0.95)
  • Positivity Rate: 1.18%(Maryland:0.57%)