HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE COVID TESTS, VACCINES

The Allegany County Health Department and the Maryland Department of Health are urging the public to get tested for COVID prior to hosting or attending holiday gatherings this season. Currently, only 48.8 per cent of Allegany County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as compared to 70.1 per cent of all Marylanders. Testing dates and times, along with vaccine clinics are available at the Allegany County Health Department website.