Cecil County Authorities: Cecil County Novel Coronavirus Updates – February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021

Elkton, MD– Since February 17, 2021 there is 59 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cecil County and 2 COVID-19 deaths in Cecil County. In addition there was 88 Cases released from isolation.

As of March 2020, as reported by the Cecil County Health Department, there are 5.045 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cecil County and 4,598 From these confirmed cases, they were released from isolation. There were 119 COVID-19 deaths in Cecil County. Cecil County’s seven day positivity rate is 3.3%.

COVID-19 continues to be a community-spread pandemic. Please remain vigilant and safe in your daily activities, do not gather in large groups, wear a mask in public places, practice social distancing, wash your hands frequently, and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.

  • Mondays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 100 Chesapeake Blvd, Elkton MD.
  • Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., 100 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton MD.
  • Fridays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., 100 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton MD.

Appointments are required. Please call 410-996-1005 or go to the online planner to make an appointment:

Please bring your ID. they do not Need a doctor’s letter or symptoms to get tested.

Covid-19 vaccination

Cecil County is currently in Phase 1 distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Governor Hogan has instructed state health departments to give priority to adults 65 and older when distributing vaccines.

Cecil County’s Health Department screened individuals for suitability prior to booking appointments for vaccination clinics. This will help them plan future clinics. Please follow the link below to complete your screening.

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COVID-19 vaccine allocations are limited across Maryland. Scheduling may be delayed due to the limited number of vaccines available. Please be patient as the Cecil County’s Department of Health vaccine distribution fluctuates due to distribution across the state. Starting February 24, 2021, the Cecil County Health Department will receive 900 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine per week.

Cecil County’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution dated 02/23/2021:

• 1st dose = 11,423 (11.1% of the population)

• 2nd dose = 5,289 (5.1% of the population)

Do you have a question about COVID-19 vaccines? E-mail: [email protected]

For those without internet access, please call 410-996-1005.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, please visit

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Discharge Act

Last week, Governor Hogan signed the RELIEF Act of 2021 into law. It offers qualified Marylanders direct stimulus payments, qualified Marylanders unemployment insurance grants, and qualified small business grants and loans. For more information, please visit the Comptroller of Maryland website here:

Cecil County Electoral Board

Cecil County’s electoral authority began manual auditing of the 2020 presidential election on February 24, 2021. This exam can take more than a day and will continue daily until completed. The audit will take place in the Cecil County Administration Building at 200 Chesapeake Boulevard in Elkton, MD.


Other Important Links For Agencies in Cecil County Related To COVID-19:

  • Cecil County Council
  • Cecil County Circuit Court
  • Cecil County Electoral Office
  • Cecil County Emergency Services Department In an emergency, please dial 911.
  • Cecil County Government
  • Cecil County Finance
  • Cecil County Health Department Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Telephone number: 410-996-1005
  • Cecil County Help Center
  • Cecil County Housing Office
  • Cecil County’s Land Use and Development Services (Including Permits Office)
  • Cecil County’s Economic Development Office
  • Cecil County Parks & Recreation
  • Cecil County Public Library
  • Public Schools in Cecil County
  • Cecil County Sheriff’s Office In an emergency, please dial 911.
  • Cecil Soil Protection Area
  • Cecil Transit
  • Christiana Care, Union Hospital
  • Cecil County Attorney’s Office.
  • Wills Register, Cecil County
  • Susquehanna Workforce Network Get help with job losses related to COVID-19, sharpening your resume, finding work, and more!
  • Expansion of the University of Maryland, Cecil County
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground
  • Department of Social Services
    • For food recommendations: Due to the coronavirus, we have restricted public access to our building. However, you can still request food recommendations from Help. Please call: Nicole at 443-986-3548; Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
      • Emergency food transfers can be picked up from Help on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Remittances for households applying for their monthly federal food allocation will only be on Thursdays between 1pm and 3:30 pm
    • To report abuse or neglect: 410-996-0100 Option 1 during normal business hours MF 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Outside of business hours please call 410-996-5350. – – In an emergency, please dial 911.
    • FIA Services: Apply for emergency grocery stamps, cash assistance, SNAP food benefits, or household energy assistance 1-800-332-6347 or online at
    • For childcare services, please call 1-800-332-6347 or apply online at
    • To make an appointment with Social Services, call 443-945-8613. Customers can call this number and a message will be sent to the employee or department they are calling. The employee then calls the customer back.


Please visit your municipality’s website and / or social media pages for information about your city:

To stay up to date on developments regarding the novel coronavirus on the following federal and state websites:

Cecil County Government
The Cecil County Government (CCG) continues to be committed to protecting the health and well-being of its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic while maintaining basic services to Cecil County’s members. In order to advance the operation of the district safely and gradually, CCG will only reopen the district’s workplaces to the public by agreement for important business in the district. Therefore, the following protocol applies from June 8, 2020 until further notice:

  • Public access to the county’s workplaces is restricted to appointment only, with as much business as possible being conducted electronically or by telephone.
  • All of Cecil County Waste Management Department The facilities are open for normal operation. This includes the transfer stations Central Landfill, Woodlawn and Stemmers Run.

This news release was prepared by the Cecil County Government. The views expressed here are the author’s own.

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