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Tonight: Carroll County Commuity Leaders Address COVID-19 Questions in Virtual Town Hall

Board of County Commissioners and Carroll County Health Department will host a Virtual Town Hall this evening, 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 by calling 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

County Links:

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

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

LifeBridge Health Seeks Volunteers to Make Masks For Health Care Providers

LifeBridge Health seeks volunteers to help make masks for health care providers, using material and equipment donated by Under Armour.  Assistance is needed over the weekend and going forward at a location near Northwest Hospital in Randallstown. Volunteers with or without sewing experience are needed and will receive training. 

Volunteers will be asked to work for just a few hours, have their temperature taken, and be provided a face mask and gloves.  Learn more through this news coverage.  Volunteers are asked to sign up here: http://www.lifebridgehealth.org/main/VolunteerCOVID19.aspx 

FBI - Beware of coronavirus-related scams:

The FBI has warned Americans to stay watchful of coronavirus-related scams, including fake emails from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, phishing emails advertising testing kits and masks, and people selling counterfeit treatments for the virus.

Please remember  to stay alert and do not share your personal information over the internet.  If you suspect a scam or believe you’ve been a victim, please visit the FBI at https://www.ic3.gov/media/2020/200320.aspx.

Scholarships Available:

If you are or know a high school senior or college student, please consider applying for a Senatorial Scholarship.  For more information or to request an application, email Emily Van Horn at devanhorn@verzion.net and include your full address.  Extended: Scholarships will accepted up to April 30, 2020.

My staff continues to work remotely and can be reached at  Justin.Ready@senate.state.md.us or by calling 410-841-3683. Both email and voicemail will be checked regularly. My team and I will do our best to get back to you as quickly as possible.

As always, I want you to know it is my honor to represent you in the State Senate.  Again, your feedback and ideas are always welcome at SenatorReady@gmail.com or by contacting my office.