Westminster, MD, April 7, 2020 – The Board of County Commissioners and Carroll County Health Department jointly announce a Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.  

Carroll County Commissioner Stephen Wantz invites residents to join him as he hosts a Virtual Town Hall with Carroll County Health Officer Ed Singer, representing Carroll Hospital, Leslie Simmons, executive vice president of LifeBridge Health, Carroll County Sheriff Jim DeWees and Superintendent of Carroll County Public Schools Dr. Steven Lockard. Participants will provide the latest updates on the county’s COVID-19 health situation and efforts, and answer questions from county residents.

Individuals can submit questions online prior to the meeting or call 410-386-2043 during the Virtual Town Hall.

Call 410-386-2043:
Your question will be relayed to the hosts during the Virtual Town Hall.

Submit Questions Online:
Anyone wishing to submit questions to the panel should complete and submit the online question form. An attempt will be made to answer all questions, dependent on the time allowed.

To watch the Virtual Town Hall:   COVID-19 Carroll County Virtual Town Hall

Accurate COVID-19 information is critical to the community. For the most current and accurate information about this situation, please refer to the following:

Carroll County Health Department (CCHD):  https://cchd.maryland.gov/covid-19/       

Maryland Department of Health (MDH):     https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/

Centers for Disease Control (CDC):             coronavirus.gov

The Carroll County Health Department’s COVID-19 call center is currently open 8 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week; the number is 410-876-4848. Call takers cannot share any additional details about the cases, but can help answer residents’ questions. After hours, callers may leave a message or call 2-1-1. People with emergencies should continue to call 9-1-1.

Replays of the Virtual Town Hall will be available for viewing on the county YouTube channel  and Comcast Channel 24.