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Emmitsburg COVID-19 Response Updated 05/18/2021

Town offices remain closed to walk-in services.  
General Inquiries call 301-600-6300 or email for service.

Water/Sewer/Trash Inquiries:
301-600-6300 or
301-600-6317 or

For Planning & Zoning:
301-600-6309 or

Parking & Code Enforcement Inquiries:
301-600-6303 or

Fishing Permits: email fishing license or put a copy in the drop box.

Consistent with federal guidelines, Maryland is in Phase 3 of its vaccine distribution plan.  All Marylanders ages 12 and over are eligible.  For more information about eligibility and locations visit the Maryland Vaccine Page.

Maryland mask mandate & occupancy limits lifted (May 15)
Vaccine eligibility beginning Tuesday April 6, 2021 (image - April 5)
Frederick County Board of Health Revised Health Regulations (March 23)
Expansion of Rental Assistance (March 9)

Lifting of Capacity Limitations (March 8)
FCHD Video Guide on Vaccine Appointment Setting (January 21)
Giant Food COVID-19 Vaccinations (January 21)
Frederick County JIC Press Release Vaccine Update (January 21)
New Vaccine Interest/Pre-Registering System for COVID-19 Vaccine in Frederick County (January 19)
Frederick County Food Distribution App (December 22)
Frederick County EO 07-2020 for Indoor Recreation Establishments (December 10)
COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (view pdf)
Governor Hogan Executive Order Regulating Certain Businesses and Facilities and Generally Requiring Use of Face Coverings (November 17)
Frederick County Board of Health Sets New COVID-19 Regulations (November 12)
New Grant Opportunities to Assist Certain Businesses Announced by Executive Gardner (November 5)

Allowing Reopening of Certain Businesses and Facilities (October 16)
Evictions, Repossessions, and Foreclosures (October 16)
Renewal of State of Emergency (October 6)
Frederick County Revised Executive Order No. 06-2020 (October 2)  regarding Foodservice Establishments from the previous announcement on Sept. 21
Town of Emmitsburg Small Business Grant (Applications now being accepted)!

Out of State Travel Advisory: Governor Hogan has directed the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) to issue a public health advisory for out-of-state travel. Under this advisory, Marylanders are strongly advised against traveling to states with positivity rates of 10% or higher. Anyone traveling from these states should get tested and self-quarantine while awaiting results.

Frederick County COVID-19 Dashboard

Frederick County Health Department COVID-19 page (full list of testing centers provided)

  • COVID-19 Testing: The Frederick County Health Department is providing free testing at the Vigilant Hose Co Activities Building Seton Center (17701 Creamery Rd.) every other Tuesday from Noon - 2:00 pm, including Tuesday June 1st.  Open to the public. No documentation needed.  Testing is FREE.  No insurance or doctor's note required.  You don't have to be sick.  Results within 7 days. 
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been placed throughout Town parks and trails for the safety of the community.  If you find a sanitizing station is empty or out of order please email
  • Resources for Local Businesses.



Local Job Opportunities

  • Job Postings (current postings from: Metro Protect, Thermo Fisher, CVS, Weis Market , The Common Market, Way Station) 
  • Resume Review (resumes reviewed online by a certified professional resume writer)
  • Mock Interviews (free mock interviews by phone to help job-seekers)