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.

Monday, June 1, 2020 | 9:00 a.m.

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

  • Caroline County Public Schools participated in a superintendent’s conference call with MSDE which advocated for consistency among districts how schools resume operations next year. E.g. maximum occupancy of school buses, etc.

  • Caroline County Health Department reported the first confirmed death due to COVID-19 in Caroline County this past weekend.

  • Caroline County Health Department reported new statistics from MDH. 260 positive cases. The MDH website now reports testing and positivity rates by local jurisdiction:

  • Caroline County has conducted 1,891 tests, equaling 5.1% of the county population.

  • The positive test rate in Caroline County is 6.5%, a comparable figure to other jurisdictions such as Harford County.

  • PIO Team published press release regarding a COVID-19 death over the weekend.

  • Signage is being developed in preparation for County facilities that initiate reopening

  • Caroline County Economic Development launched the Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program today (1 JUNE). At the time of this report, Economic Development has received 16 requests for information/paper applications and 13 completed applications. Interactions between applicants and the application process have been positive.

  • Choptank Community Heath Systems is working with migrant partners to support COVID-19 prevention efforts. Testing is being conducted as needed and or/requested.

  • All residents are encourage to register for emergency alerts, which can be done by visiting www.carolinecovid19.org and scrolling to the bottom of the page.

Past SITREPs

SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY ALERTS

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.