Grocery Shopping in Calvert County

FYI…Citing overcrowding in grocery and convenience stores, the Calvert County Health Department is asking customers to “voluntarily limit trips for groceries to once every five days” on the following schedule:

  • Last name starting with A-C shop on dates ending with 0 and 5
  • Last name starting with D-G shop on dates ending with 1 and 6
  • Last name starting with H-L shop on dates ending with 2 and 7
  • Last name starting with M-R shop on dates ending with 3 and 8
  • Last name starting with S-Z shop on dates ending with 4 and 9

Stay safe,

Paul Plattner
President, CPBA, Inc.

Local Open Restaurants – April 8, 2020

Our neighbors next door at the Cove of Calvert subdivision prepared a list of local restaurants/food trucks that are open for carry out/delivery (see attachment here). If you can, please support our local businesses that are struggling during this difficult time.

Stay safe.

Paul Plattner
President, CPBA, Inc.

Please Read: COVID-19 – March 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact
St. Mary’s County Health Department
Office of Community Engagement & Policy
Jenna Guzman
Kim Robertson
301-475-4377
smchd.pr@maryland.gov

St. Mary’s County Health Department Reports Potential COVID-19 Public Exposure Risks

LEONARDTOWN, MD (March 27, 2020) – The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) has determined that a person confirmed to have the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may have come into contact with other community members. The potential public exposure locations, dates, and times are as follows:
Weis Markets, 20995 Point Lookout Rd, Callaway, MD 20620
• Dates: March 12, 2020
• Time ranges: 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant (bar area), 45265 Abell House Ln, California, MD 20619
• Date: March 14, 2020
• Time range: 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
BJ’s Wholesale, 44950 Worth Ln, California, MD 20619
• Date: March 14, 2020
• Time range: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
CVS, 21676 Great Mills Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653
• Date: March 14, 2020
• Time range: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Harris Teeter Marketplace, 44900 St Andrews Church Rd, California, MD 20619
• Date: March 14, 2020
• Time range: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Panera Bread, 45250 Worth Ave, California, MD 20619
• Date: March 14, 2020
• Time range: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Community members who were also at these locations during the specified dates/times may be at some risk for acquiring COVID-19 and should:
• Self-monitor for symptoms of a respiratory infection including fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, or shortness of breath until 14 days have passed from the date of exposure
• Stay home as much as possible
• Take additional precautions of washing hands frequently and avoid contact with people over age 60 and people of any age with weakened immune systems
If you develop symptoms:
• Call your healthcare provider
• If you do not have a healthcare provider and are a St. Mary’s County resident, call the St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Community Hotline (Monday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 301-475-4911) to speak with a Health Department nurse
• Self-isolate – Remain at home until you receive instructions about next steps from your healthcare provider or local health department. Stay at least 6 feet away from others. If possible, do not share a bathroom or bedroom with others in your household.
• If symptoms worsen or you need medical attention, call ahead before going to your doctor’s office, urgent care or emergency department. Use 9-1-1 if in a medical emergency and notify dispatch of your potential exposure concerns.
For more information about COVID-19, please see the St. Mary’s County Health Department website at www.smchd.org/coronavirus.

COVID-19 Update – March 20, 2020

Cove Point Beach Property Owners:  Here’s a brief update as we move forward during these challenging times…

Where ever you are:

  • Practice social distancing…stay 6-ft apart and stay home as much as possible
  • Follow directives issued by Maryland Governor Hogan (for MD residents) and the Centers for Disease Control

Local situation here in Calvert County:

  • Check the County’s webpage for the latest information https://www.calvertcountymd.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=1585
  • There is now one confirmed case of COVID-19 here in Calvert County
  • Most of the Calvert County government, courts are closed to the public 
  • All MD schools, restaurants (except for carry out/delivery), bars, movie theaters, gyms, enclosed shopping malls are closed
  • In Lusby, there are shortages in grocery and drug stores  
  • Support local businesses as much as you can

Stay safe,

Paul Plattner
President, CPBA, Inc.