CHC RESIDENT DIES FROM COVID-19

The Allegany County Health Department reports that a Cumberland Healthcare Center resident has died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the death toll in the county to 18.  The total number of cases in Allegany County also increased with the identification of a new case of COVID-19 in an employee of Sterling Care Frostburg Village.…

HOGAN ANNOUNCES END OF PHASE ONE CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY PLAN

Seeing a decline in metrics, Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Phase One of his Roadmap to Recovery will end Friday at 5 p.m. Beginning then, restaurants can begin outdoor dining, while following CDC guidelines, with no more than 6 people at a table. Also included will be other outdoor activities, including youth sports activities,…

SIX NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEGANY COUNTY

The Allegany County Health Department is reporting six new cases of COVID-19, putting the county total at 176,  since the first case was identified on April 1st. One of the new cases involves an employee of Cumberland Healthcare Center. The remaining cases are community members: a man and woman in their 20’s, a woman in…

FAIR TO BE CANCELLED

The latest event to fall victim to the COVID-19 pandemic: the Allegany County Fair. Various social media reports state the fair will be cancelled this year. Official action is expected to be taken tomorrow by the commissioners, to cancel the fair and its activities this year. The dates for next year’s fair are July 16th…

WATER RESCUE LAST NIGHT ON POTOMAC RIVER

A woman was rescued from an island on the West Virginia side of the Potomac River late last night. The incident took place in the Mexico Farms area around 10:30, when the Maryland State Police aviation unit was requested to assist with a search of the area. The woman was located and the incident last…

MAN ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING AT BUSINESS

Cumberland resident Anthony Edward Horn was arrested early yesterday, for trespassing at a business in the 400-block of Virginia Avenue. Officers initially responded for the complaint, and returned some time later, when Horn was arrested. He was issued a criminal citation and released pending trial in District Court.

TWO DEAD IN HAMPSHIRE COUNTY ACCIDENTS

Two people were killed in separate accidents during this past holiday weekend. On Sunday, a 40-year-old Delaware woman was killed in an all-terrain accident off of Fox Hollow Road, west of Romney. And, on Saturday, one person was killed and another injured and flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital, following a crash involving two passenger vehicles…

NO NEW ALLEGANY COUNTY CASES; MINERAL REPORTS FIRST DEATH

Mineral County has reported its first COVID-19 related death, a 74-year-old man, who had been under isolation. There are 36 reported positive coronavirus cases in Mineral County. In Allegany County, the tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases remains at 170. Additionally, no new deaths were reported from the virus.

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CHC RESIDENT DIES FROM COVID-19

The Allegany County Health Department reports that a Cumberland Healthcare Center resident has died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the death toll in the county to 18.  The total number of cases in Allegany County also increased with the identification of a new case of COVID-19 in an employee of Sterling Care Frostburg Village.…

HOGAN ANNOUNCES END OF PHASE ONE CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY PLAN

Seeing a decline in metrics, Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Phase One of his Roadmap to Recovery will end Friday at 5 p.m. Beginning then, restaurants can begin outdoor dining, while following CDC guidelines, with no more than 6 people at a table. Also included will be other outdoor activities, including youth sports activities,…

Health Department Commends Nursing Home on Proactive Testing

Local long-term care facilities have been in consultation with staff at the Garrett County Health Department over the past few months to enhance the measures they have in place to minimize the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak within their facilities. “Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home was being proactive when they tested all the staff and…

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