County Executive Calvin Ball will host a press conference on Wednesday, March 4th at 11:30 a.m. at the George Howard Building to address Howard County’s coronavirus prevention and preparedness efforts. There are currently no confirmed coronavirus cases in Howard County or the state of Maryland.

“While there are currently no confirmed cases in our state, we want to assure our residents that we are prepared to prevent and limit the spread of coronavirus,” said Ball. “Our government, Health Department, and Howard County General Hospital are all working together to provide updates, ensure our community is informed on precautionary measures, and are coordinated to limit exposure should a case arise.”

WHAT:           Coronavirus Prevention Presser

WHEN:           Wednesday, March 4th at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:        Columbia/Ellicott Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr., Ellicott City


WHO:             Calvin Ball, Howard County Executive

Dr. Maura Rossman, Howard County Health Officer

Jacqueline Scott, Director of Dept. of Community Resources and Services

Bill Anuszewski, Acting Howard County Fire Chief

Dr. Mohammed Shafeeq Ahmed, Chief Medical Officer, Howard County General Hospital


I am hoping this will be live streamed on Facebook for those that would like to hear what is said without having to be out and about today.

Scott E