Daily Situation Reports
(SITREP)

This page provides daily updates on Caroline County's response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Updates will be posted by 10:00 a.m. the next day. For additional information, you can view all past news releases.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 9:00 p.m.

Highlights from today's SITREP:

  • The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains at partial activation. 

  • County IT, HR, and Finance departments continue to support EOC operations. 

  • The regional testing center at Chesapeake College will be by appointment only on Monday due to limited testing supplies.

  • Caroline Schools distributed 900 meals across the county today. CCPS IT personnel are finalizing technology distribution plans to support learning at home. Distribution will begin next week.

  • The Liaison Team is continuing to reach out to closed businesses who may be able to sell PPE. They are also building a database of all businesses in order to reach out and provide information while their businesses are closed.

  • The Liaison Team is also building a database of vulnerable individuals who may require food service. The database has over 700 entries so far. 

  • The Operations Team developed a risk reduction plan for CCPS personnel distributing technology to students.

  • The Logistics Team has noted that thermometers are in short supply like other medical equipment. If you know of a source of thermometers, please email outreach@carolinemd.org

  • Choptank Community Health System did not report any new positive tests today. They are seeing many patients whose previous providers are not testing, have shut down, or are not accepting new patients. CCHS continues to provide services enrolled in the school-based health program, even if they aren't the child's primary care provider.

  • All residents are encouraged to register for emergency alerts.

  • This is the final SITREP for the week. The next SITREP will cover Monday, March 30th.

Past SITREPs

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Caroline County uses the CodeRED alert system to notify residents in emergency situations. We encourage ALL residents to sign up. However, it is particularly important if you only use a cell phone. By signing up, you grant permission to Caroline County government and its allied agencies to contact you via email, text, or voice call in the event of an emergency.