As of March 5, 2020, we have confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County. Information on COVID-19 can be found from the following sources, which will be updated as new information becomes available:
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services: https://montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS/RightNav/Coronavirus.html
Maryland Department of Health: https://phpa.health.maryland.gov/Pages/Novel-coronavirus.aspx
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html
The immediate health risk to most people from COVID-19 is considered low. However, it is important to remain informed and follow general safety measures such as washing your hands thoroughly (with soap, for at least 20 seconds) and staying home if you are sick.
If you have travel planned outside of the United States, make sure to check the State Department
s Travel Advisories and the CDC's Travel Health Notices, which are updated daily: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html/