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COVID Stats Still Good for Allegany County

April 16th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department reports that there have been only 18 new COVID-19 cases added to the state’s dashboard for Allegany County in the past week. The county’s COVID-19 Community Level, as reported by the CDC, remains low, as does the rest of the state.

The health department continues to offer COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters to the public each Wednesday. Youth vaccines (ages 5 to 11) are given from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on the main floor of the Willowbrook Office Complex (12501 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD). Vaccines for ages 12 and older are offered at the Allegany County Fairgrounds Multipurpose Building (11400 Moss Avenue, Cumberland, MD) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Appointments are recommended for both clinic locations and can be scheduled by going to the health department website at For assistance registering for an appointment, county residents can call the COVID-19 call center at 240-650-3999. COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are also widely available at local pharmacies, urgent care clinics, and some primary care providers.

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing is available at the Allegany County Fairgrounds (11400 Moss Ave., Cumberland) on Mondays from 2 to 7 p.m. and on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.



  • CDC COVID-19 Community Level: Low

  • New COVID Cases This Week: 18 (cumulative total 17,139)

  • Additional Deaths This Week: 2 (cumulative total 359)

  • Cases Per 100,000 People: 3.65 (Maryland: 9.76)

  • Positivity Rate: 1.88% (Maryland: 3.06%)

  • Percentage of County Population Fully Vaccinated: 56.1%